District Security Committee and education authorities have recommended that St.
John’s Day and Boarding Primary School remains open.
follows a meeting held on Saturday after a fire gutted the school leaving one
pupil Savio Kasozi of P4 dead.
after the incident, the district authorities ordered the closure school closure
and ordered the parents to pick their children as police investigates the cause
of the fire.
However, the leaders made a
U-turn allowing the school to continue operating.
Mpalanyi, the Kyotera County MP, said that the school can remain open as the
children and teachers receive counselling.
Cue out: “…nga
Rose Nantongo, the Kyotera Woman MP, has appealed to the government to support
the private schools to heighten the security of learners to avoid unnecessary
access and unexplained attacks.
“Tufiridwa abaana bangi…
Cue out: “…dormitory
Mbabazi, the Kyotera Deputy Resident District Commissioner, suspects that
unknown arsonists managed to access the school to torch the dormitory due to
security laxity at the school.
Cue out: “…nokugwa
Kintu, the Kyotera LCV Chairperson, says that they will start inspecting all
boarding schools next week to ensure they comply with the standards. He
further says that they have instructed the district inspector of schools and
other education authorities to work with the police during the inspection.