The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said that the Northern Governors Forum is ready to bring to an end the Almajiri system in the region.
The Kaduna state governor who made this known during an interview on a Channels TV programme, today, 7th April, 2020, noted that part of the steps agreed upon to bring to an end. in the system, was to repatriate all almajiris back to their states of origin and abolish the system.
Governor El-Rufai also noted that another step which the governors took was to review a law to prohibit the almajiri system, and then counsel parents of the children is an unbeatable solution which is education, he stated that they must go to school when schools re-open, as they were going to be tracked.
The news comes days after over 30 almajiri kids repatriated from Kano to Kaduna tested positive for covid-19.