Kyangabo was suspended on Wednesday during an emergency meeting held at the district headquarters.
The Head teacher of Koch Goma SS Frederick Kyangabo Bannie has
been suspended over a recent demonstration by students.
Kyangabo was suspended on Wednesday during an emergency meeting held at the
His suspension follows a peaceful demonstration by students last
month when they marched to the office of the LCIII chairman John Bosco Okullu,
and that of OC Koch Goma police post to register the complaints and grievances
The students accused the head teacher of failing to supervise his
teachers who are often absent.
Nwoya District Education Officer Ayiba George Butele says they resolved to
suspend Kyangabo to pave way for investigations.
According to Butele, they have also received complaints of non-payment by some
non-teaching staff at the school as well as absenteeism of teachers among
David Odong, the deputy head teacher of the school has been temporarily
assigned to take over the office of the head teacher as an acting head teacher.
Michael Ojok is a multi-channel reporter based in Gulu district (Northern Uganda). He is interested in humanitarian stories, culture, conflict, peace, environment, health and education.