Kano Inaugurates Boarding Primary School For Children Orphaned By Boko Haram

The Kano State Governor, Rabiu Kwankwaso has inaugurated the Kano-Borno Boarding Primary School  for  children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.
Under the partnership, about 100 of such children are to be fully sponsored in  the boarding primary school in the state.
Inaugurating the school, Kwankwaso said the project was a demonstration of the state government’s commitment to give a new lease of life to children orphaned by insurgency.
He said the children would be provided  blankets,  mattresses, pillows and free medical care.
Kwankwaso  urged other state governors, individuals and corporate organisations in the country to help victims of the Boko Haram crisis.
In her remarks, the Borno Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Development, Fanta Babab Shehu, thanked the state governor  for the gesture .
“The gesture is timely because the state was critically hit by the five- year old  insurgency in the area,’’ she said.
Shehu congratulated the children and charged them to make good use of the opportunity. (NAN)

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