Hanifa: Kano Revokes Operational Licence Of All Private Schools

APC National Chairman Dr. Ibrahim Ganduje

The Kano State Government, on Monday, revoked the Certificates of Operations of all private schools in the state.

The government has asked all the schools to come for revalidation of their certificates.

The measure was coming on the heels of the killing of a 5-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, by her teacher and the proprietor of a private school, Noble Kids Academy.

The state Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, announced the decision on Monday at a news conference in Kano.

He said, “We are all aware of the ongoing case concerning Hanifa’s death as she was gruesomely murdered by a suspect called Abdulmalik Tanko who is the proprietor of Noble Kids Academy.

“In view of the sad incidence, especially regarding how she was murdered in the private school, the state government has decided to withdraw the certificate of all private schools for revalidation.”

He explained that the ministry of education would set the criteria for their recertification.

He noted that a panel had been constituted comprising of the Ministry of Justice, Department of State Service, Civil Defence, private school owners association, and other agencies to look into the revalidation of all private schools in Kano State.

The Kano State Government, on Monday, revoked the Certificates of Operations of all private schools in the state.

The government has asked all the schools to come for revalidation of their certificates.

The measure was coming on the heels of the killing of a 5-year-old girl, Hanifa Abubakar, by her teacher and the proprietor of a private school, Noble Kids Academy.

The state Commissioner for Education, Sanusi Kiru, announced the decision on Monday at a news conference in Kano.

He said, “We are all aware of the ongoing case concerning Hanifa’s death as she was gruesomely murdered by a suspect called Abdulmalik Tanko who is the proprietor of Noble Kids Academy.

“In view of the sad incidence, especially regarding how she was murdered in the private school, the state government has decided to withdraw the certificate of all private schools for revalidation.”

He explained that the ministry of education would set the criteria for their recertification.

He noted that a panel had been constituted comprising of the Ministry of Justice, Department of State Service, Civil Defence, private school owners association, and other agencies to look into the revalidation of all private schools in Kano State.

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