Zamfara To Establish State University
The Deputy Speaker of the Zamfara State House of Assembly, Alhaji Muhammad Abubakar has revealed that a student died of corporal punishment in the state.
The student from Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State was beaten to death by the teacher.
Abubakar who spoke during a sitting stated that corporal punishments in schools within the state have been ongoing.
“These problems apart from discouraging our children from acquiring education also revealed poor attitude to work on the part of teachers in this state.”
Also speaking during the sitting, The Speaker, Alhaji Sanusi Rikiji, “the assembly would not allow the matter to pass.”
“It is part of our responsibilities to ensure effective security and good learning atmosphere for our children for their future development, therefore, we cannot allow teachers to continue harassing our children from schools.”
Meanwhile, the Assembly has passed into law the bill for the establishment of Zamfara State University, Talata-Mafara