Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State Government has directed the immediate closure of four tertiary institutions in the state, a day after 10 boardings were shut.
Ganduje had ordered the shutting down of 10 secondary boarding schools all located outskirt Kano city as urgent precaution against possible criminal attack in Kano.
In a statement released on Saturday, signed by Commissioner for Higher Education in the state, Dr. Mariya Mahmoud Bunkure, students in the affected four institutions are expected to vacate their campuses with immediate effect.
According to the statement, a new date for the reopening of the institutions will be communicated later.
The affected schools include Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso College of Advanced and Remedial Studies, Tundun Wada School of Environmental Studies, Gwarzo; School of Rural Technology and Entrepreneurship Development, Rano and Audu Bako College of Agriculture ABCOAD, Dambatta.
The closure of schools in Kano was not unconnected to the recent abduction of 317 female boarding students of Government Girls Secondary School in Jangebe, Talata Mafara Local Government Area of Zamfara State.