FCTA to shut down 536 il­le­gal schools

Daily Trust - - CITY NEWS - By Taiwo Adeniyi

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.

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