Bauchi Students Protest State Govt. Plan To Separate Male And Female Schools

Some secondary school students protested in the streets of Bauchi over a new policy by the State government to separate boys from girls in schools, as they officially resumed school today (Monday) across the state.

The Bauchi State Commissioner for Education, Mr. Aliyu Tilde, had earlier said the State government had finalised plans to separate male and female students in secondary schools in the state.

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While fielding questions from journalists after a State Executive Council (SEC) meeting in Bauchi, Tilde noted that it would only be enforced whenever and wherever possible.

He claimed that the idea was to address moral decadence, which he said had been prevailing among students of secondary schools.

According to him, private schools should take a cue from the initiative and separate their male and female students.