Dan Shayi is a community in Rimin Gado Local Government Area of Kano State, some 40 kilometers away from the state capital.
From the bad access roads to a lone health facility built some two years ago with only one bed and lack of pot
The residents, however, said they are more worried about the fact that for any of their female children to obtain secondary education, such has to relocate from the community because of the lack of a secondary school in the area.
This is at a time the state government has declared free and compulsory basic education across the state.
During a visit to the area, Chronicle observed that the only alternative for those who wish to further their education beyond primary level is by travelling some 20 kilometres to neighbouring communities of Karofin Yashi, Tamawa, Gulu or Yalwan Danziyal.