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Kogi State fences schools from terror

28 November 2014, 08:00Augustine Osayande

Abuja - The Kogi State Government has completed plans fence all schools as part of plans of shielding students and educators from terror.

Deputy State Governor, Yomi Awoniyi, disclosed the plans during a meeting with the Chairman and Board Members of the Advancement and Support Centre of the Kogi State University in Anyigba.

He said the decision to begin the fencing of schools, was occasioned by the spate of insecurity and attacks on educational institutions in some part of Nigeria.

Also Read: 32 die in Yobe suicide bombing, 145 escape Kogi prison

The Boko Haram sect is targeting schools during its terror siege.

Awoniyi He disclosed that aside the relative peace being witnessed in the state,  the decision to fence the schools was a proactive measure geared towards safe guarding lives and properties in institutions of learning across the state.

Chairman of the Kogi State University Advancement and Support Centre, Mark Makoju, meanwhile the board would seek ways to engage various stakeholders in complementing the funding of the State University.

- CAJ News


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