Niger State Government Shuts Down Schools Indefinitely

Niger State Government Shuts Down Public and Private Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Schools in Wushishi Local Government Area of the State.

The Niger State government has announced the closure of all public and private primary, secondary and tertiary schools in Wushishi Local Government Area of the state over a planned attack by bandits.


The chairman of Wushishi Local Government Area, Danjuma Suleiman Nalango who announced the closure, said they got an intelligence report by security agencies that armed bandits in their numbers were planning to strike in the day at Niger State Polytechnic and Government Girls Day Secondary School, both located in the outskirt of Zungeru town.

He further explained that the local government has been under serious attack from the terrorists in recent times, and no school is safe, hence, schools would only be reopened if the security situation in the area improves.