Kano state government through the commissioner of Education Mr Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, has revoked the certificates of operation of all private schools in the state for revalidation. Mr Muhammad Sanusi-Kiru, made this known to newsmen in Kano state on Monday.
He said that the decision was as a result of the murder of Hanifa Abubakar, a five-year-old pupil of Noble Kids Comprehensive College allegedly by the proprietor of the school.
According to him, “All the certificates issued to private schools in the state are hereby revoked.
“The ministry has constituted a committee that will look into the registration of all private schools.
“The ministry will bring out criteria for the recertification of all private schools, which include Ministry of Justice and Department of State Services (DSS),” the commissioner said.
Others, he said, were: the police, Fire Service, Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Kano State Road Traffic Agency and other government officials.