Secondary school students are currently protesting in Bauchi’s streets against the government’s new policy of separating boys and girls in schools.
Students officially resumed school today (Monday) across the state.
Mr Aliyu Tilde, the Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, stated that the state administration has finalized plans to separate male and female students in secondary schools in the state.
Tilde told reporters after a State Executive Council (SEC) meeting in Bauchi that it would only be carried out when and where it was possible.
He clarified that the goal was to fight moral decadence, which, in his opinion, has become pervasive among secondary school students.
He stated that private schools would use the initiative as a model and separate the guys who would attend their academic activities in one facility and the females in another separate institution.