BREAKING: Kano Govt suspends 2 principals over absenteeism, negligence

The Kano State Commissioner for Education, Alhaji Umar Haruna, has directed the immediate suspension of two Principals of French Bilingual College and Chinese Bilingual College Kwankwaso in Madobi Local Government Area for absenteeism and Negligence to duty.

In the same vein, the Ministry approves the posting of Umar Akilu Sabo as sit-in principal of French Bilingual College and Isyaku Umar Abdullahi as sit-in principal of Chinese Bilingual College Kwankwaso, respectively.

A Statement signed by the Director of Public Enlightenment of the Ministry, Balarabe Abdullahi Kiru, disclosed that the suspended Principals were not in School when the team of take-up inspection paid a visit today, Monday, to monitor the commencement of the 2023–2024 first term School Session.

According to the statement, the inspection team led by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Hajiya Kubra Imam, discovered that Students of the two colleges were not served food for yesterday night, and their breakfast for today was not ready up to the time of the visit.

The Commissioner expressed dismay over what he called the unconcerned attitudes shown by the two Principals and therefore directed them to hand over the school affairs to the new sit-in Principals and report to the ministry pending an investigation.

Emphasising the need for better education outcomes in the state, Alh. Umar Doguwa warned all School Authorities to shun any act that would undermine the present administration’s effort to revive the education sector.

Meanwhile, Commissioner Doguwa commended the Principal of Government Girls College (WTC) Kano Kofar Famfo, and her counterpart at Government Girls Secondary School, Kwankwaso, for their dedication and compliance in making all the needed arrangements for the commencement of the 2023–2024 Academic Session.

“Students are so impressed with the way they were served food. Their turnout is very commendable, and the principals of the two Schools made good efforts to make their School environment conducive,” said the Commissioner.