NEARLY 200 Almajirai have tested positive for coronavirus in Kano, the state government has revealed.
Commissioner for Education, Mr. Sanusi Saidu Kiru, who made this known during the covid-19 press briefing on Thursday, said that Kano State had successfully repatriated 1183 and received 244 Almajiri.
‘’We moved 418 to Katsina, 524 to Jihawa, 155 to Kaduna, 38 to Bauchi, 36 to Gombe and 75 to Zamfara, the commissioner said.
Saidu Kiru added that the state had provided Almajiri Integrated Boarding Schools in Bagwai, Madobi and Bunkure Local Government Areas.
“The Almajiri schools in the state now have the capacity to admit a total of 1,800 students in which there is an integrated curriculum that includes the Qur’anic and modern education.
“We have also initiated regulatory measures for anyone that intends to establish an Almajiri school and anyone that does not meet the rules will not be allowed to operate.