Enroll children in School or face prosecution, MP warns

Written By: Juney Karisa

Rabai Member of Parliament Kamoti Mwamkale has urged the Ministry of Education to impose stern action on parents who fail to take their children to school.

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The MP spoke at Maji Mabovu primary school in Ruruma, Kilifi County, during a hand over of a modern classroom block.

The pupils have been learning  in mud thatched classrooms which has affected their performance over the years.

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Poor infrastructure has been a great impediment to academic performance of pupils’ in Rabai Constituency with many schools operating in dilapidated structures as classrooms, while others are forced to learn under trees.

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Maji Mabovu Primary School in Ruruma, Rabai constituency, started operations 10 years ago in mud thatched classrooms but today, courtesy of a humanitarian organization, the school is ushering in five classrooms.

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The pupils could not hide their joy as it was a dream come true with the management saying there is renewed energy and motivation among the learners.

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Mwamkale however says attendance still remains low and warned parents who are disrupting their children’s education through early marriages will face the law.



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