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All kaduna School Resumption has been suspended indefinitely, Kaduna government

The Kaduna State government has suspended the resumption of schools across local governments of the state until further notice. Addressing a stakeholders’ meeting on Monday, Governor Nasir El-Rufai explained that the government took the decision due to the ongoing aggressive military operation against bandits in most parts of the state. He informed the meeting attended by members of the Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), as well as professional and community-based associations that the operation was aimed at flushing the bandits out from their hideouts. Governor El-Rufai added that the government was committed to protecting vulnerable children
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Kaduna state government orders closure of schools

Consequent to the abduction of over 100 students from the Bethel Baptist High School in the early hours of Monday, July 5, the Kaduna state government has ordered the immediate closure of 13 private schools in locations vulnerable to bandit attacks. The directives were contained in a statement issued by the Kaduna state Director-General of Quality Assurance Authority in the Ministry of Education, Umma Ahmed. The statement warned that those who do not adhere to the directives would be sanctioned. The names of the schools are; Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda; Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido; ECWA
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Kaduna govt budgets N1.6bn on school uniforms[read full details]

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Shehu Makarfi has revealed that the government is set to spend N1.6 billion on the provision of school uniforms to pupils and students in 2021. He made the disclosure in Kaduna, while briefing newsmen on the increase of tuition fees in state-owned tertiary institutions. The commissioner who disclosed that more than N800 million was spent on school uniforms for pupils and students in some selected classes in 2020, said the amount would be increased to N1.6 billion in 2021 to cover all classes. Kaduna govt budgets N1.6bn on school uniforms He further said that about N800 million was spent on feeding students in the 31 boarding schools in the state, adding that a total of N1.7 billion would be spent in 2021 following the resumption of full academic activities in schools after months of lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19. Makarfi said that in the past, parents were paying N7,500 for feeding their children in boarding schools before it was completely abolished in 2019. The commissioner also commented on the proposed increment of tuition fees in the state-owned tertiary institutions, saying the decision was to reposition the schools to deliver quality skills and training to solve 21st-century challenges.
The Kaduna State Commissioner for Education, Dr. Shehu Makarfi has revealed that the government is set to spend N1.6 billion on the provision of school uniforms to pupils and students in 2021. He made the disclosure in Kaduna, while briefing newsmen on the increase of tuition fees in state-owned tertiary institutions. The commissioner who disclosed that more than N800 million was spent on school uniforms for pupils and students in some selected classes in 2020, said the amount would be increased to N1.6 billion in 2021 to cover all classes. He further said that about N800 million was spent on
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