The Kano State government has suspended two principals for negligence of duty.
They include principals of the French Bilingual College and Chinese Bilingual College in Kwankwaso, Madobi Local Government Area of the State.
Umar Haruna, the State Commissioner for Education, in a statement by the Ministry’s Director Public Enlightenment, Balarabe Kiru, explained that the suspended principals were not on their respective schools when the team of take-up inspection paid a visit to monitor the commencement of the 2023/2024 first term school session.
According to the statement, the Commissioner approved the posting of Umar Sabo to sit-in as Principal in French Bilingual Collage and Isyaku Umar Abdullahi as sit-in Principal, Chinese Bilingual Collage Kwankwaso.
According to the statement, the inspection team led by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Hajiya Kubra Imam discovered that students of the two Colleges were not served food for Sunday night and their breakfast for Monday was not ready up till the time of the visit.
The Commissioner expressed dismay over what he called unconcerned attitudes shown by the two Principals and directed them to handover the Schools’ affairs to the new sit-in Principals and report to the ministry pending an investigation.
The statement warned all school authorities to shun any act that would undermine the present administration’s effort in reviving education sector.
The Commissioner, according to the statement, commended the Principal of Government Girls College (WTC) Kano Kofar Famfo and her counterpart of Government Girls Secondary School Kwankwaso for their dedication and compliance to make all the needed arrangements for the commencement of the 2023/2024 academic session.
The statement explained, “Students are so impressed with the way they were served food.
“Their turnout is very commendable and Principals of the two Schools made good effort to make their school environment conducive.”