Schools shut in Plateau over bandits’ attacks 

486, Plateau looted fund
Plateau Governor

No fewer than eight schools have been shut down in Plateau State as a result of attacks and killings by bandits. 

The affected schools are, LEA Primary School, Pinau community; LEA Primary School, Gumbi; LEA Primary School in Bangalala community, as well as the LEA Primary School in New Zak community, all in the Wase Local Government Area of the state. 

Others are in Sanfio and Dogo Ruwa communities, as well as the primary school located in Yaje Lawal community in the same Wase LGA, among others. 

Bandits had been terrorising residents of Wase LGA in the past months with the latest, an attack on Nyalun community which led to the killing of the village head, Salisu Idris, and two other residents last week. 


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