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Kano Closes Five Health Training Institutions Over Insecurity



Ijeoma Okeke

Kano State Government has ordered that five Health training institutions in the state should be closed with immediate effect.

This is happening as part of the efforts to prevent possible attacks on schools located in areas that are prone to security threat

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In a statement issued on Sunday by the Public Relations Officer of the Ministry of Health, Hadiza Mustapha Namadi gave the directive

According to the statement, the affected institutions include the School of Health Technology Bebeji, School of Nursing Madobi, and the Schools of Midwifery in Gwarzo, Gezawa and Dambatta.

Recall that the Kano State Government had on Saturday ordered the immediate closure of 12 secondary schools and four tertiary institutions in the outskirts of the state capital over increasing insecurity.

It said the state Commissioner for Health, Dr Aminu Ibraim Tsanyawa noted that adequate arrangements have been made for the students to continue with their academic activities.

Meanwhile, the statement advised parents and guardians to pick their children from their respective schools today.

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