SCHOOLS that were shut during insurgents’ attacks at Mamudo, Borno State, which left 29 students and two teachers dead, have re-opened in Yobe State on Tuesday.

Boko Haram attacks at Government College, Mamudo and Government Day Secondary School, Damaturu, led to the closure of all secondary and primary schools in Yobe State since May this year.

It was gathered that a large turnout of students and pupils were noticed in primary and secondary schools throughout the state.

Some of the students said they were very happy to be back after the forced closure.

A student of Nana Aisha College, Damaturu, Mallam Alkali Usman, expressed happiness at the resumption, stressing that peace had returned to the state.
Some parents also expressed satisfaction at the security situation in the state, which encouraged them to send their wards back to school.

They commended the state government for dismantling check points in the state capital stressing that this will facilitate easy movement especially for parents taking their children to and from schools.

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