Nigeria Police Tell Northern Governors To Create Mobile Schools Over Bandits’ Attacks

The Nigeria Police Force has suggested the 19 governors of the Northern states the place banditry has aggravated insecurity to arrange cell faculties for the kids within the area.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria, it additionally urged the political leaders to erect fences round faculties, and make use of well-trained safety guards who would assist stop the mass abduction of schoolchildren by bandits and terrorists.

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The Bauchi State Commissioner of Police, Sylvester Alabi, said this, saying, “One way to ensure that girls are safe in schools is for the states to sign the SSD commitment. It is a political commitment by countries to do more to protect students and teachers during a state of insecurity.

“We should make schools physically secure by building fences which improve the safety of girls in schools, erecting observation points where experienced and well-trained private securities could man.”

He added, “Government should also create mobile schools in Borno and other northern states that are bedevilled by terrorism and banditry.”

On Monday, Alabi made the decision on the 2021 International Day of the Girl Child coverage dialogue in Bauchi.

The occasion was organised by the Bauchi State Universal Basic Education Board (BASUBEB) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

Alabi, represented by Rose Chollom, Deputy Commissioner of Police answerable for Finance and Administration, stated the SSD dedication would shield ladies in faculties.

According to him, a more in-depth working partnership between state governments and safety businesses will improve the safety community in faculties.

Alabi suggested faculties to arrange police outposts with armed guards and patrol automobiles.

He stated this may very well be achieved by growing funding to the training sector to make sure the safety of ladies throughout armed battle and deal with boundaries to entry high quality training.

“More female teachers should be trained and employed to ensure retention and transition of adolescent girls in school. Female counsellors should be engaged to render appropriate counselling services to adolescent girls in school, especially during the period of insecurity, to encourage them not to drop out,” the police chief added.

“Government should embark on massive sensitisation to educate parents on the need to shun traditions and cultures that discourage girl child education as well as encourage gender equality.”

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Nigeria Police Tell Northern Governors To Create Mobile Schools Over Bandits’ Attacks

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