The Kano state government has revoked the certificate of all private schools as it moves to revalidate them.
This revocation was in response to the gruesome murder of late Hanifa Abubakar by her school proprietor, within the school premises.
the State’s commissioner for education, Hon Muhammad Sanusi stated on Monday while addressing Newsmen on the decision of the government to revoke all certificates of private schools in the State.
He said: “We are all aware of the ongoing case concerning Hanifa’s death as she was gruesomely murdered by a suspect called Abdulmalik Tanko who is the proprietor of Noble Kids Academy and in view of the sad incident, especially regarding how she was murdered in the private school, the State government has decided to withdraw the certificate of all private schools for revalidation.
“The ministry of education will set criteria for their recertification. A panel has been set up comprising of the Ministry of Justice, Department of State Service, (DSS), Civil Defense and other agencies to look into the revalidation of all private schools in Kano State.”