Breaking: Katsina gov’t reopens male boarding schools
Katsina State Government has ordered for the reopening of all male boarding schools across the state on Tuesday, 2nd of March, 2021.
This was disclosed to newsmen in Katsina by the Honorable Commissioner of Education, Badamasi Lawal Charanci during a press conference held at the State’s Education Resources Centre.
According to Associate Professor, Charanci: “All male boarding schools should operate henceforth on daily basis and boarding schools’ students of should go to schools closer to them from their homes”
He also added that the girls’ boarding schools will remain close for now.
According to the Commissioner, only Command’s boarding schools in the state will continue to operate on boarding basis, namely: Government Command Secondary School, Faskari, GSS Command Musawa, Government Girls Command School Barkiya and Police Command Secondary school, Mani.
Recall that the Executive Governor of the State, Rt Hon Aminu Bello Masari ordered for the closure of all schools in December, 2020 after the attack on GSSS Kankara. The state later reopened the Day Schools.
Katsina Post learnt that this is coming days after boarding schools’ students were abducted from their dormitories in Kagara, Niger State and Jangebe, Zamfara State.