Kwara State Ministry of Education and Human Capital Development said on Tuesday, that it has closed no fewer than 40 schools operating illegally across the three senatorial districts of the state. According to the Permanent Secretary, Mariam Garba who is in charge of the ministry, the schools were operating without the approval of the ministry. She warned the affected schools and others not to violate the directive and policies of the state government.
Mariam further re emphasized the commitment of the state government towards the provision of quality education through the activities of the ministry.
Some of the schools shutdown includes Graceland Nursery and Primary school, Asa Dam Road, Ilorin, Al Bayan Nursery and Primary School, Share, Ifelodun Local Government Area, Solid Foundation Nursery and Primary School, Shonga, IPS Nationwide, Offa, among others.