Katsina: Three (3) Private Schools Closed In Daura For Irregularities (SEE LIST)
Katsina State Ministry of Education has closed down three (3) private schools in Daura town. The state commissioner for Education -Professor Halimatus-sa’adiyya Idris gave the directive during an inspection visit to Daura Town.
According to the commissioner, this was as a result of their failure to adhere strictly to the guidelines of opening and maintaining private schools in the state.
The commissioner further explained that for a private school to operate in the state, it must have its own land which will qualified it to be issued with temporary permit to operate for a period of five (5) years. She added that a private school must also expected to have a conducive environment for its students’ learning and a statement of account with a minimum deposit amount of One Million Naira (N1,000,000) for a primary school and Two Million Naira (N2,000,000) for a secondary school.
The education commissioner also said a school must be registered with the co-operate Affairs Commission and has a health institution unit as well as a security clearance. The commissioner also enjoined the school proprietors to adhere strictly to the guidelines to avoid closure.
The three (3) schools closed are:
(1) Queens College
(2) Peace Setters Nursery And Primary School and
(3) Al-Miskat College