Following uproar generated by alleged case of sodomy recorded at Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo private boarding School, Kano, the state Government has closed down the college to defuse tension.
Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo College is owned by a renowned economist, Professor Ibrahim Ayagi and it attracts elite children within and around Kano city.
Acting Governor of the state, Professor Hafiz Abubakar has directed the Private and secondary schools Board to sealed the college immediately to pave way for investigation.
Professor Hafiz Abubakar further announced a 14 member committee under the leadership of Professor Abubakar Mustapha to investigate the allegations and turn in their report within two weeks.
There was panic among Guardian and Parents of Hassan Ibrahim Gwarzo private Boarding school yesterday following a heart touching story aired by private radio station on alleged rampant cases of sodomy in the college in which a 9 years JSS student of the college claimed he was overpowered and sexually violated by unknown person.
Similarly, the police in Kano has also launched a full blown criminal inquest to unravel the mystery sorrounding the sexual assault in male dominated boarding school.
The Public Relations officer, Kano Police Command, ASP Magaji Musa Majia told Reporters in Kano Friday that one of the victim of the alleged sexual violence was receiving treatment at Abdullahi Wase Specialist Hospital
Magaji Musa Majia explained that the crime was reported by the victim’s Guardian, adding that the Commissioner of police, Muhammad Musa Katsina had directed the Criminal Investigation Department to unmask the mystery.
In the meantime, the Proprietor of the All boys boarding school, Professor Ibrahim Ayagi in response to the sodomy story dismissed it as “clear mischief to rubbish the image of the school. ”
The renown economist however confirmed that no fewer than 5 JSS 1 students had complained to the school authority twice during their first week in school, an unknown persons had tried to assault them but they disappeared when they raised alarm.