NewsNigeriaAdamawa State Government Shut Down 30 Boarding Junior Secondary Schools

YOLA — With the increase of kidnapping of students by bandits in Nigeria, the Adamawa state government has de-boarded thirty (30) Boarding Junior Secondary Schools out of the existing thirty four (34) with effect from 6th September, 2021.

A statement signed by the Commissioner Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development Mrs Wilbina Jackson called on stakeholders, PTA, ANCOPs and others to ensure compliance the government policy.

The statement said schools that are not affected are Government Girls Junior Secondary School Yola, General Murtala Mohammed College Yola, Special School Jada and Special School Mubi.

The statement read in part: “This becomes necessary due to the present incessant security challenges faced by the country and owing students’ tender age, hence the need for them to study under the care of their parents.”

“All students from the affected schools are to be placed to the nearest public Junior Secondary Schools within their catchment or domicile areas.”

Hassan Umar Shallpella (Regional Correspondent)

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