The School, located in Koboko District, is founded by the Church of Uganda under the Madi and West Nile Diocese. It's on the basis of its foundation that Rev. Tom Lemeri, the Chairperson of the Board of Governors rejected the appointment of Zubeir Data Ismail, as the school headteacher.
James Obot, the head teacher of the school, who is also the UNATU Chairperson in Otuke district explains that the turn-up was low even before the teacher’s strike. He explains that parents opted to keep children at home to help with garden work.
Asa Makata, the Butebo District Education Officer, says that learners in the sub-counties without secondary schools find it very difficult to trek more than five kilometers to access education in the neighboring sub-counties.
Vincent Elong, the Chairperson of the Uganda Professional Science Teachers Union, says that the increase in salaries of Science teachers may not necessarily lead to an improvement in the performance of sciences.
Dr. Chris Baryomunsi, the Minister of ICT and National guidance says that the cabinet resolved on Monday to make teaching Kiswahili compulsory at the basic levels of education to encourage the use of the language.