The Minister of State for Schooling, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has mentioned that the Federal authorities can’t safe each home and that everyone in Nigeria must be vigilant.
The Minister mentioned this whereas reacting to the current pattern of the kidnapping of scholars by bandits in some elements of the nation.
Nwajiuba who spoke with Punch, mentioned the Federal Authorities has directed faculties to report any safety risk to the closest safety company.
“Everlasting vigilance is the worth for safety. Each nation is all the time involved concerning the consciousness of its folks. The Federal Authorities can’t safe each home. Everyone must be vigilant. We have now handed this message to all our faculties in order that wherever they’re, if there’s any risk, they know the closest safety company to contact”he mentioned
The Minister claimed that the majority faculties within the nation have been fenced.
“Virtually all the colleges in Nigeria, whether or not non-public or owned by the Federal Authorities, are principally all fenced, besides perhaps some state faculties.
As you may additionally remember, even for those who put up a fence, these folks (bandits) have been recognized to come back by gates.
So, perimeter fencing, by themselves, usually are not too efficient. The safety consciousness is the factor. In case you hear the place a few of them are being held, you’ll know that it’s a query of self-consciousness and communities informing officers on time.” Nwajiuba mentioned