50 out of 60 govt schools in 25 Niger LGAs have no fence – Gov Bello

February 21, 2021
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The Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello, said on Saturday 50 out of 60 public schools in 25 local government areas of the state have no fence.

The governor, disclosed this to journalists in Minna, added that some schools in the state have not been painted in the last 40 years.

He was speaking on ongoing efforts by the state government to ensure the release of abducted students and staff of Government Science College, Kagara.

Armed bandits had in the early hours of Wednesday abducted 27 students and staff of the college.

The hoodlums also killed one students during the attack on the school.

The governor decried the deteriorated state of the college.

He, however, said the problem did not start with his administration, stressing that it would take 20 years to fix the infrastructure deficit in schools in Niger State.

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