The Government Science Secondary School in Kurfi Local Government Area of Katsina State has so far lost eight students as the school has been hit with an epidemic outbreak of a mysterious disease.
Due to the mysterious outbreak the school was forced to shut down indefinitely, as students were sent back home to avoid the spread and casualties.
Kabir Lawal, member of the State House of Assembly representing Kurfi constituency made this known to the house, yesterday being the 19th of March 2018.
According to Lawal “The epidemic has now forced the school authority to close the school and send students back home.”
While speaking on the issue two lawmakers from Kafur and Dutsinma constituencies, Garba Useini and Bishir Mamman, respectively, told the house that their constituencies is going through similar experience.
However, the Speaker of the House, Abubakar Kusada, has asked the House Committees on Education and Health to carry out investigations on the incident and report back to the House.