By Muhammad Ibrahim, Sokoto
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has approved the temporary merger of all Boarding Schools located at the State Boarder towns that were closed earlier.
A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the State Ministry for Basic and Secondary Education Nura Bello Maikwanci said the Schools were merged with other Boarding Schools located in more secured towns.
The merger takes effect from tomorrow Friday 8th January, 2021.
It said with this development GSS Kebbe moved to GSS Sanyinna, Sultan Muhammadu Tambari Illela moved to GSS Gwadabawa, GSS S/Birnin Gobir moved to Sani Dangyadi Unit Secondary School, Farfaru, Government Girls Secondary School Illela moved to HABMASS, Sokoto,UBEC S/Birnin Gobir moved to HABMASS, Sokoto and GGC Rabah moved to Government Girls Unity Secondary School Bodinga.
Others are; GSS Gada moved to GSS Kware,GSS Gandi moved to GSS Wurno
,GSS Goronyo moved to GSS Wurno_GSS Tureta moved Sultan Abubakar College, Sokoto as well as GSS Isa moved to STC, Sokoto,GTC Binji moved ABA, Farfaru and OOTC Bafarawa moved to GTC, Farfaru.
However all pupils of Government Boarding Primary School Balle, Isa and Jabo are to return to their respective schools for continuation 0f classes.
All parents of the affected students and pupils are therefore advised to send their wards to the Schools they were transferred to.
Also all the affected Principals are required to take immediate action.
The Hon Commissioner for Basic and Secondary Education Dr MB Abubakar Guiwa said all necessary arrangements have been made to ensure the success of the merger.
Dr Bello Guiwa also said all Covid-19 protocols would be adhered strictly in all the affected Schools.