Education Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha, has assured parents that the government won’t disrupt the academy timetable presently after delaying the resumption date.
On Thursday, August 17, Magoha noted that a solicitation will be filed to challenge the presidential results and the Supreme Court may order a reprise election.
The government, the CS stated, will meditate and give a way forward putting into consideration the safety of all learners.
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Despite seminaries being used as polling stations, the ministry would rather keep scholars in academy than shoot them home since voting is a day’s exercise.
“ They( scholars) can be asked to play games and stay in their caravansaries , ” he stated.
On Saturday, August 13, Magoha laid over the reopening of seminaries citing the ongoing vote tallying exercise.
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“ Following the conduct of our National choices on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, the process of tallying ballots is still ongoing.
“ Thus, following farther consultations, I hereby convey the Government’s decision on the suspense of there-opening of all Basic Education institutions with effect from Monday, August 15, 2022, until Thursday, August 18, 2022, ” the statement read.
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He apologised to parents and guardians for the vexation and also informed education stakeholders that the decision was made to insure the safety of all learners.
“ We apologise for any vexation occasioned by these changes and ask for your indulgence, as we work through icing the safety and comfort of learners through this period, ” he added.
He also maintained that learners would report back to academy after the quiz break if the terrain is safe after the General Election.
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