Niger urges parents to return pupils to school


NIGER State government has advised parent not to allow the abduction of students in the state to discourage them from sending their wards to school.

  This was stated by the Commissioner for Education, Hajiya Hanatu Jibrin Salihu, while handing over the released students who were abducted from Government Science College, Kagara to their relatives in Minna, the state capital.

  Salihu also disclosed that the state has promised to secure all its schools from all criminal elements to allow students and pupils to pursue their education.

  The Commissioner who spoke on behalf of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello said that plans were already on toward making sure that schools are safe in the state especially the boarding schools.

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  The Commissioner also said that arrangements have commenced to allow the SS3 students to write their final examination

  “We are in contact with the SS3 students and working out how best we can help them so that they will write their exams. And I am sure at the end of the day, we will come out with something productive for them”, she said.


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