FCTA to shut down 536 illegal schools
The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has ordered about 536 schools to be closed for failing to meet the minimum standards required to operate in the territory.
The Department of Quality Assurance of the Education Secretariat, in a publication, listed names of the schools and also recommended that the affected students should attend the nearest government school.
“The underlisted illegal or sub-standard schools are hereby given notice of immediate closure for failure to meet the minimum standards required to operate in the FCT,” the publication partly read.
The private schools were mainly based in satellite towns and urban slums.
Some of the prominent schools listed in the publication are Kings Kids Academy, Kado Estate; Leader’s Nursery and Primary School, FHA, Nyanya; Immaculate Heart Nursery and Primary School, Karu; and The Achievers Noble Star School, FHA Lugbe.
Others are the Redeemers Kings and Queens School, FCDA Owner Occupier Quarters, Kubwa; Graceville School, FCDA Quarters Extension, Bwari: The Holy Spirit Dwelling Presence Mission Int’l School Yangoji, Yangoji.