Irate youths have set Noble Kids School, Warshu Hospital Road, Kawaji Kano on fire over killing of a five-year-old pupil, Hanifa Abubakar.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the proprietor of the school, Abdulmalik Tanko, had abducted and killed the pupil despite collecting ransom.
The incident occured past midnight Monday, and the fire is still raging at the time of filing this report.
The Kano State government had ordered the immediate closure the school, following arrest of the school proprietor.
There has been widespread outrage over the killing, with President Muhammadu Buhari assuring that justice will be served on the perpetrators of the crime.