Innocent Twinomastsiko, Jolly Nuwagaba, Allan Kyomukama and Bernard Kashobera, all parents at Bishop’s Kasheeshe primary school, says apart from constructing a toilet, the government has done nothing towards the development of their school.
Mujuni says they have severally informed Rukungiri district education department, their area Member of Parliament and well-wishers about the situation of the school but none of them has come to the rescue of innocent Ugandans in the school.
Rukungiri District Education Officer, Jackson Nzarirwehi says that the decision to close the school follows a recent survey which showed that the accommodation for students in the boarding section does not meet the standards. He also accuses the school administration for collecting school fees from the students without issuing any receipts.
One of the students told URN on condition of anonymity that they are tired of Kwikirizas behavior of beating them. She also says the head teacher has developed a habit of abusing their parents whenever they delay to complete school fees.
Its reported that the vehicle failed to negotiate a sharp corner, swerved off the road and over turned. Boaz Bagarukayo, an eye witness says that the bus which was initially over speeding, was seen rolling several times.
Jackson Turyahumura, the Inspector of Schools for Rukungiri District says that Tugaineyo was demanding for one hundred thousand shillings from heads of schools in form of transport allowance, after inspection.
Aidah Mugyenyi, a parent at Bright Start Primary school Omukishanda in Nyarushanje Sub County, says the closure of the schools has interrupted her programme and budget. Mugyenyi says she was surprised to receive a call from a teacher asking her to pick her child, saying the school had been closed.
The first school term for this year ended on May 13. Pupils and students are expected back to their respective schools for second term on Monday June 6 2016. However, during the holiday period, Baribusya says, schools have been secretly teaching pupils during and denying them a chance to rest.
At least 21% of the 70 private schools inspected had only one built classroom, 71% of the schools were operating in classrooms made of papyrus reeds and off cuts. The structures were declared substandard and unbefitting prompting the closure, Authorities said.
The strike by the students started on Wednesday 31st of October when the schoolâ€™s administration turned down the students request to watch a football match between English clubs Manchester United and Chelsea.
Students of Kinyasano girlâ€™s secondary school in Rukungiri have staged a violent demonstration to protest the extension of the school visitation day by one week. The students went on rampage on Thursday and smashed windows on several buildings in the school.