Katsina State Government has directed the reopening of six boarding schools on March 28, 2021, for the continuation of the 2020/2021 academic session.

The State Commissioner of Education, Badamasi Charanchi who made this known in a statement stressed that COVID-19 protocols must be strictly observed by students, staff, and visitors.

Charanchi said the boarding schools include; Government Unity Secondary School, Malumfashi; Sir Usman Nagogo College of Arabic and Islamic Studies (SUNCAIS).

Others are Katsina Government Girls Secondary School; Dutsin Safe, Katsina Government Girls Arabic Secondary School Dutsinma; Government School for the deaf, Malumfashi and Government School for the blind, Katsina State.

According to him, female boarding secondary schools in their location or at nearby schools from March 24 are also directed to resume.

Recall that the Katsina State Government earlier directed the reopening of four boarding schools in the state with effect from Tuesday, March, 2nd 2021.

The directive was issued barely one month following an indefinite closure after the abduction of 344 students of Government Science Secondary school, Kankara by bandits on December, 2020.

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