Qualifying exams in Kano canceled over nationwide strike

The Kano State Ministry of Education has cancelled secondary school qualifying exams in the state as labour unions strike over the alleged abuse Joe Ajaere was subjected to in Imo State.

The Ministry had set Tuesday, November 14, 2023, for the exams but has now suspended it indefinitely.

The statement read in part, “The State Ministry of Education, has suspended 2023 Secondary Schools Qualifying Examination (SSQE) scheduled to take place today Tuesday 14th Nov. 2023 till further notice.”

The statement signed by the Director, Public Enlightenment of the Ministry, Balarabe Abdullahi Kiru, appealed to students and parents/guardians to bear with any inconvenience the suspension may have caused.

Recall that the Nigeria Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress declared a nationwide strike starting today, Nov. 14, over the alleged abuse of Joe Ajaere, the President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, by police officers and the Imo State Government.

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