4 more schools closed indefinitely following unrest

Written By: Lynace Mwashighadi
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Four more secondary schools have been closed indefinitely as the wave of unrest sweeps across the county. 

The four which include Kisii High School, Thurdibuoro and Dr. Aloo Gumbe Secondary Schools both in Kisumu County and Makhokho Secondary School in Kakamega South bring to over 15 schools that have been closed after students went on their rampage setting their dormitories on fire.

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Hours after Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed made an impromptu visit to Kisumu Girls, it was closed indefinitely due to school unrest.

In Thurdibuoro and Dr. Aloo Gumbe Secondary Schools both in Kisumu County students went on a rampage razing down dormitories last night.

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The same script replicated in Kisii High School, Makhokho Secondary School in Kakamega South though investigations have commenced in the schools to bring the culprits to book.

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Education CS Tuesday warned those interdicted that they will face criminal charges.

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According to Amina the strikes in schools have been engineered to precipitate a crisis ahead of the national examinations and block the ongoing head teacher transfers.

Already 22 students have been arraigned in court, 3 remanded while 19 others are out on bond.

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