PHOTOS: Flood Forces Six Schools To Close In Jigawa

Sadid Iliyasu  
Updated July 13, 2019


Six schools have been closed in Hadejia Local Government Area (LGA) of Jigawa State following a downpour.

The Education Secretary of the local Government, Musa Garba, confirmed this to Channels Television via a telephone interview on Friday.

He explained that students of the affected schools were relocated to neighbouring schools that were not affected, to take their lessons.

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The Chairman of Hadejia LGA, Abdullahi Maikanti, through his media aid, Mr Sani Kakabori, also confirmed the incident, saying it occurred on Thursday.

He, however, said all necessary actions would put in place to ensure the affected students return to their schools in a none-distant future.

The schools affected are Matsaro Primary School, Junior Secondary School Hamza Abdullahi, and Junior Secondary Haruna.

Others are Haruna Primary School, Usman Maidashi Primary School, and Adamu Maje Nursery School.

Schools where affected students now take lessons are Babale Primary School, Agumau Primary School, Junior Secondary School Baballe Kiriyo, Dubantu Primary School, and Buhari Primary School.

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