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Kano revokes operational license of all private schools

Kano state government on Saturday revoked operational certificate of all private schools operating in the state.

Special Adviser to Kano State governor on private and voluntary institutions Alhaji Baba Abubakar Umar announced the decision on Saturday at a meeting with the proprietors of the private schools.

Umar said, all the schools are expected to collect new registration form to revalidate their certificate.

SOLACEBASE reports that the Special Adviser reiterated the state government’s commitment towards sanitizing the private schools operations and ensured adherence to established laws and guidelines.

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He also charged the proprietors to pay their 10 percent tax to the government as and when due for the progress of the sector.

Umar also said his return to the position of managing the private schools, should not be seen as a threat, as he does not have intention to victimize anybody.


He reemphasise his stand for taking appropriate measures against any private school found wanting.

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He revealed that a software has been developed that will address all concern from the government, school proprietors, parents and even job seekers in private schools.

The Special Adviser also assured parents of protecting their interest and that of their children.

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Speaking on behalf of the proprietors, chairman National association of private schools owners, Kano state chapter Alhaji Muhammad Malam Adamu, described the move as fantastic and commendable as it will further boost the education sector in the state.

Highlights of the meeting include unveiling a software for developing a database of private and voluntary institutions in the state.

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