Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello
Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani-Bello

JUST IN: Gov Sani Bello orders immediate closure of boarding schools in Niger

NEWS DIGEST – The Governor of Niger State, Abubakar Sani Bello, has ordered the immediate closure of all boarding schools in the bandit ravaged areas of the state.

The Governor said the action is necessary to save the life of the students as the areas have already been taking over by bandits.

He said this after a brief meeting with heads of security agencies in the state at the Government House, Minna on Wednesday.

Bello also cried out to the President Muhammadu Buhari, to deploy all necessary mechanisms to help in containing the situation as it is now out of hand.