Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Out of Children: El-rufai Warns Parents In Kaduna To Send Their Children To School or Go To Jail

The Kaduna State government being led by Mallam Nasir El-rufai has threatened to jail parents who fail to enroll their children or wards to school.

According to the latest Universal Basic Education Personnel Audit of the state, out of the 2,425,560 children between the ages of 6 – 11years, an estimated number of 524,670 of them are out of school.

UBEC makes it known that there are only 21,984 public classrooms available to primary school children in the state.

Speaking in an interview with NAN, Phoebe Yayi, the Permanent Secretary of the state’s Ministry of Education said Parents are likely to serve jail term if they do not enroll their children in school.

“With an estimated number of over 500,000 out of school children in Kaduna, the government of the state has threatened to jail parents who fail to enroll their children or wards to school.

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