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FG shuts FGC Kwali over rising insecurity threat

By Orowo Victoria Ojieh

The Federal Government has directed the immediate closure of one of its colleges, the Federal Government College (FGC), Kwali located in Kwali Area Council of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

This was announced in the nation’s capital on Monday by Mr Ben Goong, the Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Education.

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, gave the directive on Monday, July 25 in a bid to prevent any attack on the school as a result of rising insecurity and threat to the lives and wellbeing of the students therein.

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Adamu said the closure became necessary following the security breach on Sheda and Lambata villages in the suburbs of Kwali Area Council which also threatened the school.

According to the Minister, the timely intervention of security Agencies saved the situation.

He directed the authorities of the school to make arrangements for final year students in order to conclude their National Examination Council (NECO) examination.

The minister further directed principals of unity colleges in all states across the country to communicate with security agencies within their jurisdictions in a bid to avert any security breach in the government schools.

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