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Adamawa State Government shut down schools over insecurity

Adamawa State Government has announced closure of 30 boarding junior secondary schools (JSS) in the state out of the 34 junior schools over insecurity.

School children abductions is on the rise as many have been affected especially in the northern part of the country.

Mrs. Wilbina Jackson, the Commissioner of Education and Human Capital Development disclosed in a statement that the closure was to curb insecurity as it takes effect from September 6, 202,1 till further notice.


We hope for the return of peace in Adamawa state and Nigeria in general.


Government Girls Junior Secondary School, Yola; General Murtala Mohammed College, Yola; Special School Jada; and Special School, Mubi, are the four boarding schools that will remain open.

The 30 affected schools have been deboarded as they will operate as day schools as declared by the Honourable Commissioner.


This becomes necessary due to the preent incessant security callenges faced by the country and owing to students’ tender age, hence the need, for them to stud under the care of their parents where they will be safe for the time being.


All students from the affected schools are to be placed in the nearest public junior secondary schools within their catchment or domicile areas. Stakeholders, parents-teachers-associations ,and others are to ensure compliance with the state government policy.

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