The school noted that the decision was taken so that protest would not escalate.
Bandits on Saturday killed two police officers during an attack in the Maru LGA of Zamfara.
Mr Matawalle wished all the citizens a new and more prosperous year ahead.
“Islam is peace. We cannot practise it without peace. Hence I call on all and sundry to imbibe the spirit of peaceful coexistence so that we can have the blessing of Allah.”
The governor was recognised for his immense contribution to the fight against trans-border bandits and terrorists.
The directive came after the Emir of ‘Yandoto, Aliyu Garba-Marafa, conferred the traditional title of Sarkin Fulani on a wanted bandit, Ado Aleiru.
Governor Bello Matawalle has raised alarm over the sudden resurgence of banditry, kidnapping and activities of informants in Zamfara.
A coalition of 102 groups on Friday handed Mr Matawalle a N50 million cheque to buy the expression of interest and nomination forms of the APC.
Mr Matawalle noted that swearing by the Quran remained the only way to distance oneself from banditry and kidnapping.
“I wonder how a political appointee will shun his people at the grassroots by being incommunicado while bandits have informants all around and are having the upper hand against us.”