The schools in Dapchi, in the Bursari Local Government Area of Yobe State, have remained shut 11 days after pupils of Government Girls Science and Technical College were attacked by Boko Haram insurgents.
Mallam Bukar Kachalla, the Secretary General of ‘Dapchi Abducted Schoolgirls’ Parents,’ said the schools were shut on the directive of the state government.
Naija News learnt the presence of army personnel in the town haven’t done anything to make the government open the schools.
Naija News also learnt that private schools in the town were Kachalla said the primary concern of the parents was for the return of the girls.
“Our prayers are for the girls to be brought back to us safely. We are calling on the Federal Government and the international community to assist in the rescue of the girls.
“Parents are traumatised; so the government must act fast to help these distressed parents.
“We don’t know the condition of the girls; we don’t know whether they are eating or not. As parents, we are deeply worried,” he said