3 Kampala Schools Closed Over Poor Sanitation

information pills geneva; font-size: small;”>The authority’s deputy publicist Robert Kalumba says Nakivubo Settlement Primary School, purchase Nakivubo Primary School and Nakivubo Blue Primary School had fallen short of putting in place adequate toilets for the pupils.

website geneva; font-size: small;”>Kalumba further stated the fire gadgets at the school were not in good condition.

“We have therefore closed these schools till they meet the required standards,” Kalumba told press at KCCA headquarters in Kampala on Monday.

All schools officially opened on February 4.

In a related development, Central region police spokesperson Lamech Kigozi, has warned parents together with their children to be “suspicious of people who pose to be good Samaritans, guiding and carrying luggage of all those going back to school.”

“Since the New Taxi Park was closed, many students are always stranded so the criminals pose as helpers showing them various parks like that of Kisenyi and Namayuba Park, opportunities they use to steal from the students,” advised Kigozi.

“I am also warning parents or students to get into queues to pay school fees and avoid giving it to those who pose to be workers within the bank so as to save time,” he said, adding, “no one can be trusted with money.”

He further stated Police was carrying out checks in all schools to have fire prevention gadgets and lightening preventers on school compounds and within classes and dormitories.

“So if a school does not have any of those, they will be closed with immediate effect,” warned Kigozi.

The Minister for Education and Sports Jessica Alupo advised the students returning to school not to carry unnecessary luggage and avoid smuggling in illicit drugs.

“This time we are having serious checkups at all entry points of schools.”


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