Muhammad Kiru, the Kano State Commissioner for Education reported on Thursday projecting threats of canceling the third term in the state if proprietors of private schools fail to reduce their school fees by at least 25% before 1st November, 2020.
Aliyu Yusuf, the Chief Public Relations Officer of the Ministry said in a statement that Kano State would be left with no other option than to cancel and remove the third term of the 2019/2020 academic session if the proprietors of all private schools in the state fail to adhere to the directive of Kano State government.
“In the Statement, which explained that the Ministry’s decision became mandatory in view of the current difficult economic situation, following the lockdown because of the menace of COVID-19 which has affected both the socio-economic position of the general public.
Recall that H-forbes reported that Kano State Government had directed the reopening of private and public schools from 11th October, 2020 after over 6-months of lockdown due to the pandemic of the deadly virus.
However, the resumption schedule was structured that the first three weeks would be used for the conduct of the second term examination, while the third term 2019/2020 academic session starts afterwards.