The Kano State Government has on Tuesday ordered the closure of all public and private schools in the State with immediate effect, NANs reports.
The Commissioner for Education, Mr. Sanusi Kiru, who gave the directive in a Kano state statement, urged guardians to take their children from their various schools.
The commissioner, however, did not give any official reasons as to what led to the directive.
“Parents whose children are in boarding schools are also to arrange and convey their children/wards back home from Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020.
“All schools in the State are expected to close on Friday, Dec. 18.
“We also apologize for all inconveniences,” the statement said.
Recall that the State Government had expressed concerns over the sudden outbreak in Coronavirus cases in the Kano State, where 85 persons recently tested positive in the space of 10 days.
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