August 19, 2018

Borno to prosecute parents of out of school children

Borno to prosecute parents of out of school children

The  Borno State Government on Monday said it would prosecute parents who fail to enroll their children and wards in schools.

“Any parent either out of ignorance or willingly refuses to send his child to school will be made to face the full wrath of the law,” the Borno State Attorney General/Commissioner of Justice, Alhaji Kaka-Shehu Lawan, said.

He told the News Agency of Nigeria in Maiduguri that government was already offering parents several incentives to encourage them to send their children to school.

The commissioner noted that it was lamentable that some parents still refused to send their children to school in spite of the incentives. Lawan said, “The government has directed the Borno State Basic Education Board to mobilise all children of school age to be enrolled in schools. Read more 

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