Hanifa's Murder: Kano govt revokes operational licence of all private schools - NEWS FRONTIER DAILY


Monday, January 24, 2022

Hanifa's Murder: Kano govt revokes operational licence of all private schools

By Our Correspondent

Following the incident leading to the death of Kano school girl, Hanifa Abubakar, five-year-old, the Kano State government has revoked operational licence of all private schools in the state.

The Commissioner of Education, Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru disclosed this while briefing newsmen in the state on Monday,  said the decision became imperative in the face of disturbing reports received by the Ministry citing instance with complain it earlier received where another proprietor turn his students to sex machine by raping them.

The Commissioner said a committee has been set up to carry out review and revalidation exercise of the license of the private schools.

According to him, "The decision were as a result of ugly and disturbing incident recorded in the state of recent and all perpetrated by the private school proprietors. We have issue of raping and kidnapping all coming from private schools in Kano.

"We received complains of a private school proprietor who rape his students and he confessed to the crime.

"Recently, we record another disturbing the case of this proprietor, Abdulmalik Tanko who kidnapped, killed and buried his student, late Hanifa Abubakar.

"We have established Zonal offices for private and voluntary schools across Kano State and we have received so many disturbing reports, emergence of so many mushroom private schools without registration.

"All these put together informed government decision because we can not sit and fold our arms while all these continue. We can not condone these happening in Kano State.

"We will review and revalidate their operational licence. We will shut down those school who didn't scale through the exercise.

"The ministry of education will set a criteria for their revalidation. A panel has been set-up comprising of the ministry of Justice, Department of State Service, (DSS), Civil Defense and other security agencies to look into the revalidation of all private schools in Kano State," Sanusi-Kiru however stated. 

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