Banditry: Kano Governor Seizes Lands In Kano’s Metropolitan Areas To Convert To Schools

In a bid to curb the mass abduction of schoolchildren, the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, has begun seizing properties within the metropolitan areas of the state to construct mega secondary faculties.

The Kano authorities particularly commenced revoking properties not correctly documented and people illegally acquired throughout the metropolitan space to determine mega secondary faculties.

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This was made recognized in a press release by the Commissioner for Information, Muhammad Garba.

The assertion stated, “In view of the prevailing security challenges, coupled with the congestion of schools on the outskirts of the city, Kano state government has commenced revocation of illegally acquired or not properly documented properties and structures within the metropolitan area for the establishment mega secondary schools.”

The government explained that it took the step to de-congest boarding schools in Kano, following abductions of students from boarding schools in neighbouring states.

According to the statement, the Kano government has begun reviewing the security situation to counter bandits.

Consequently, a property without a building permit located at Filin Bola, along Court Road in Tarauni local government, was seized by the Kano government.

“The government confiscated it and will establish such school on it,” the data commissioner stated.

He added that the federal government would additionally confiscate properties developed in areas not earmarked for the aim they’re at the moment serving.

Garba added that the federal government was additionally at the moment “looking into cases of land approvals for residential purposes, but converted to shops or commercial plots that are now turned to residential buildings and vice versa.”

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Banditry: Kano Governor Seizes Lands In Kano's Metropolitan Areas To Convert To Schools

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