The general election is set to disrupt the academy timetable as a number of learning institutions will be used as tallying centres.
utmost of the institutions are primary, secondary seminaries, universities and specialized training institutes.
Several leaflets and dispatches seen by the Star have revealed that seminaries that will serve as tallying centres will break for quiz on Monday.
“ To all parents, scholars will break for quiz on Monday1/8/2022 at 8 am as the academy has been linked as a tallying centre, ” the communication reads.
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seminaries that won’t serve as tallying centres will release scholars for half- term break on August 5.
“ Dear parent, please come and pick up your son( name withheld) on Thursday4/8/2022 by 9 am. The resumption date will be communicated latterly, ” the communication reads.
Another academy that isn’t a tallying centre will release learners on Friday, August 5.
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The Ministry of Education’s academy timetable had preliminarily directed that learners break on August 11 and renew after three days.
still, due to the election set for August 9, the scholars won’t be suitable to continue with their studies between August 1 and August 10.
According to a review notice from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, nearly 250 seminaries will be used as tallying centres.
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In the alternate schedule of county tallying centres, 15 out of the 47 counties will have the tallying centres in seminaries.
“ The counties are Mombasa, Embu, Kiambu, Nakuru, Trans Nzoia, Kakamega, Tana River, Nyeri, Kapsabet, Vihiga, ” the notice reads.
Others are Machakos, Isiolo, Murang ’ a, Laikipia and Nyamira.
The seminaries are Bandari Maritime Academy, Mau Mau Secondary, Isiolo Boys, Kangaru Girls, Nyeri Primary, Kiambu High, Kitale School Girls ’, Kapsabet Boys, Nanyuki High, Nakuru Boys, Kakamega High, Chavakali High and Kebirigo Boys.
According to IEBC another 17 institutions of advanced education will be used as county tallying centres.
“ The counties are Kilifi, Taita Taveta, Garissa, Baringo, Kericho, Busia, Garissa, Makueni, Narok, Bomet, Kisumu and Turkana, ” the notice reads.
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Others are Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Bungoma, Homa Bay, Migori and Kisii counties.
The institutions are Pwani University, Taita Taveta University, Garissa University, Wote TTI, Turkana University College, Eldoret Polytechnic, Maasai Mara University and Masaai TTI.
Others are St Giuseppina Bakhita TTI, Mabanga Farmers Training College, Busia ATC, Tom Mboya Labour College, Tom Mboya University College, Migori TTC, Kisii Polytechnic and Kericho TTC.
Out of the 290 constituencies, 230 seminaries in the listed constituencies will be used as third schedule constituency tallying centres.
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