PTA condemns attacks on schools


By Hassana Yakubu

The Parents Teachers Association of Nigeria, has called for urgent deployment of security personnel to all schools in the country to prevent further abduction of students.

Alhaji Haruna Danjuma, National President of the association made the call in an interview with journalists in Kaduna on Monday.

He described the attacks on schools by gunmen as a very serious threat to the country’s education system, which must be dealt with decisively to avert collapse of the sector.

“We condemn in totality, all the activities of bandits, kidnappers and terrorists attacking our schools.

“We want government to secure all our schools to avert further kidnapping of our students for ransom.”

He noted that since the kidnapping of Chibok school girls, and subsequent ones in Dapchi, Katsina  Niger and now Kaduna states, the government has done little to secure the schools.

“The students of College of Forestry and Mechanization are still in their hands demanding for N500…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria

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