Gov’t will not tolerate destruction of schools, CS Amina

The Government will not tolerate the destruction of learning institutions or anyone who incites students by providing them with resources to aid in causing destruction to schools.

Education Cabinet Secretary Amb. Dr. Amina Mohammed said anyone found culpable will face the full force the law.

The Education CS said the Ministry has instructed education coordinators in all the Counties to compile and compare reports giving reasons behind the frequent schools’ unrest and fires witnessed mainly during the second term of the academic calendar.

The CS spoke in Jogoo house when she officiated the handing over of the incoming Principal Secretary for University Education and Research Prof. Collette Suda who is also the Chief Administrative Secretary in the Ministry, taking over from Prof. Japhet Ntiba the outgoing Principal Secretary and Hon. Simon Kachapin the outgoing Chief Administrative Secretary.

The event also saw the outgoing Principal Secretary for the State Department for Post training and Skills Development Zainab Hussein hand over to the new Principal Secretary Alfred Cheruyiot.

This follows recent changes which saw Prof. Suda reappointed to her previous docket in University Education and Research and Prof. Ntiba also returning to his former docket in fisheries, aquaculture and the blue economy.

Amb. Mohammed applauded the outgoing PS’s and the CAS for understanding the challenges in the Ministry adding that despite their short stint at the ministry they were able to forge cordial working relations and address the many challenges affecting the education sector.

Present during the function included the Principal Secretary Basic Education and Early Learning Dr. Belio Kipsang, the Secretary Administration, University Education and research Peter Okwanyo and the Secretary Administration, Post training and skills development Lucy Mulili among other senior officials of the Ministry.


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