About 13 schools within areas vulnerable to attacks by bandits have been shut down by the Kaduna state government after the Monday attack on Baptist High school.

The number of school students abducted in Chikun Local government area is not yet known,

The Director-General of Quality Assurance Authority in the state Ministry of Education, Umma Ahmed, directed proprietors of private schools to close down activities and ensure compliance with immediate effect.

The statement warns that any school found wanting will be penalised.

Some of the affected schools are, Faith Academy, along Kachia Road adjacent to Jakaranda; Deeper Life Academy, Maraban Rido; Ecwa Secondary school, Ungwar Maje and Bethel Baptist High School, Damishi.

Others are St. Peters Minor Seminary, Katari; Prelude Secondary School, Kujama; Ibiso Secondary school, Tashar Iche; Tulip International (Boys) School and Tulip International (Girls) School.

“You are hereby advised to adhere to the contents of this letter as appropriate sanctions shall be meted out to schools that are found wanting for non-compliance, please,” it stated.

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