Harmattan: Kwara govt cautions against arbitrary bush burning in school areas

Following yesterday’s fire incident at the newly renovated Government High School in Ilorin, the Kwara State Government has warned against bush burning in school premises during the harmattan period.

The State Commissioner for Education, Fatimah Bisola Ahmed gave the warning while inspecting the scene of the fire outbreak.

She appreciated the prompt response of the fire fighters for not allowing the case to have become worse.

Ahmed further directed the school management to clear all bushes in the school environment to prevent another bush burning which could lead to another fire outbreak.

She also appealed to communities to desist from bush burning during this period to avoid destruction of government’s properties in the state.

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