Governor Nasir El-Rufai led government of Kaduna State has frowned at a privately owned school in the state after it violated an order which bans all academic activities in the state due to the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the region and as well Nigeria at large.
The state government has revoked the license of operation previously issued to the secondary school after it transgressed on the directives earlier given to schools as a bid to curb the spread of the dreadful disease in the state, Naija News understands.
The development was revealed in a tweet on Thursday, June 11 by the state governor on his verified official account on the microblogging site, Twitter.
El-Rufai announced that a private secondary school in the state, Future Leaders International School, has been shut down and its license seized, for opening the school premises to conduct entrance examination for students despite the ban on all academic activities in the state.
Governor El-Rufai tweeted, ”KDSG has closed Future Leaders International School and revoked its license to operate. The school opened and conducted entrance exams contrary to the provisions of the Quarantine Order, which directed all schools, both public and private, to remain closed” his tweet reads
The school conducted entrance examination into Junior Secondary School I (JSS I) and Senior Secondary School I (SSI) for 70 pupils on Wednesday, June 10.”
See the tweet below;
KDSG has closed Future Leaders International School and revoked its license to operate. The school opened and conducted entrance exams contrary to the provisions of the Quarantine Order, which directed all schools, both public and private, to remain closed https://t.co/9CzjLYsaK7
— Governor Kaduna (@GovKaduna) June 11, 2020
In another development, a new Deputy Speaker has been elected at the Kaduna State House of Assembly.
The new Deputy Speaker emerged shortly after 24 members of the Assembly passed impeached former Deputy Speaker, Hon. Mukhtar Isa Hazo after passing a vote of no confidence on him on Thursday, Naija News reports.