Kwara assembly reacts to Madrasah Arabic school’s brutal punishment of students
The Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the state government to put all necessary machinery in place for the implementation of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition Law.
This was part of the resolution of the House on a matter of general public importance moved by Hon. Adetiba-Olanrewaju (Oke-Ero) on the brutal beating of students of Madrasah Arabic school, Ganmo area of Ifelodun Local Government Area of the state.
The House urged the state government to draw the attention of the concerned government agencies to take punitive measures against anybody or institution that still perpetrates the act in Kwara State.
It further asked the government to embark on massive media sensitization of Kwarans, using the different languages on the provisions of the Violence Against Persons Prohibition and other related vices in the society.
The House commended Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq for the prompt response to the incident in the school.
DAILY POST recalls that the governor, on Tuesday, set up a 10-man investigative committee headed by retired Justice Idris Haroon, to probe the circumstances around the issue.
The principal of the school is on suspension pending the conclusion of the investigation into the matter.
Meanwhile, the legislature has also directed its House committee on energy to investigate the circumstances surrounding the spate of vandalization of solar street lights in the Ilorin metropolis.
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