Muslim students seek greater protection of schools in Southern Kaduna
The Muslim Students Society of Nigeria, Jama’a Local Government Area of Kaduna State has called on government to do more in protecting schools in Southern Kaduna.
This is a contained in a statement signed by the Ameer, MSSN, Shafi’i Jume on Wednesday.
The statement decried the destruction of school mosques and other places of worship whenever there is a crisis in the area.
“We are calling the attention of the government to intensify its effort especially in addressing the security challenges in the institutions or learning in southern Kaduna by stationing armed men.
“Most a times whenever there is crisis, it really affects students. Majority of the mosques of the institutions became affected through demolition or setting them on fire.
“The College of Education Temporary Site, Government College Kagoro, GSS Kafanchan, to mention but a few, are examples of such act.
It noted that the security situation in Southern Kaduna had prevented students from other parts of the country, coming to school in the region.
“One disheartening thing in regards to insecurity challenges despite the fact that Southern Kaduna host State College of Education, College of Nursing, State University and many post-primary schools.
“it is understood that some students from other part of the country/state refuse to come and study here. Civil servants, teachers, lecturers also don’t like coming to Southern Kaduna,” it added
MSSN also called for the renaming of the State College of Education Gidan Waya to Late Isah Muhammad College of Education Gidan Waya, Kafanchan.