The Kaduna State Government has ordered that all public and private schools in the Kajuru Local Government Area of the state be closed.
This comes following abduction of students across the state in recent times.
The announcement was made in a memo released by the Zonal Education Office, Sabon Tasha on Tuesday.
Citing security challenges in the area, the Commissioner of Schools’ Quality Assurance Authority, Abigail Adze signed the memo and addressed all principals of the affected schools to enforce the closure immediately.
The statement read, “Following the frequent cases of kidnapping and other forms of security challenges going in some towns and villages of Kajuru Local Government Area.
“The Director-General, Kaduna State Schools Quality Assurance Authority has directed me to inform all Principals and Proprietors of both public and private schools in Kajuru local government area to close down all Schools with immediate effect (as of today 16th March, 2021).
“No school should re-open until you are directed to do so. Be security conscious at all times.”