39 il­le­gal ex­tra­mu­ral cen­tres shut down in Kwara

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Kwara State Com­mis­sioner for Ed­u­ca­tion and Hu­man Cap­i­tal De­vel­op­ment, Al­haji Saka On­imago, yes­ter­day said the state govern­ment re­cently closed down 39 ex­tra­mu­ral cen­tres for op­er­at­ing il­le­gally.

On­imago told news­men in Ilorin that the cen­tres, which in­cluded “coach­ing cen­tres’’ and evening classes, were shut down by a task force. He said the task force was made up of of­fi­cials of the min­istry and the Agency for Mass Ed­u­ca­tion.

“All the cen­tres shut down are in Ilorin. They are pri­vately-owned and have not been ap­proved by the state govern­ment,’’ the com­mis­sioner said.

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