Apac: Pupils Share Latrine with Teachers

Most School toilets in the district are in a shocking state

Uganda Premier league reigning champions, find Vipers SC completed a their warm-up friendlies with a dramatic 5-3 victory over former top tier side Entebbe Fc in Bugonga.

Allan Kyambadde opened the flood gates in the second minute of play. Saddam Juma grabbed the second before Kyambadde sealed his brace just before half time. Mpande and Kyambadde completed the job in the second half of the game. Entebbe’s goals came from Vincent Tumusiime and Rouch Somoka’s double.

Earlier on Friday, the champions had played to a four-goal stalemate against Proline Fc just a week after overcoming stubborn big league newcomers Masavu Fc 2-0.

Coach Golola will be impressed by his attackline of Joseph Mpande and Kyambadde who have scored seven goals between them in the three friendlies however his bigest worry is the defence that has leaked in five goals against lower tier sides.

The Buikwe club opted to use the build ups to cover for the long international break in the local scene. They return to action on Fridayagainst Police fc.
By Geoffrey Omara

Pupils of Atopi Primary School in Apac District, price are sharing a latrine with teachers following the collapse of their own.

The government aided primary school, order harbors a total of 1850 pupils and only 17 teachers.

Speaking to our reporter last week, find the school’s head teacher, Mr. Bernard Ogwang said the school has been using 15 rooms, and they now have one latrine which has to be shared since the other collapsed.

“The latrine collapsed on October 15, 2015 after the previous day’s heavy downpour,” Ogwang said.

He added that the rain had also caused cracks in some of the classrooms blocks.

The District Education Officer, Mr Billy Okunyu said most schools in the district don’t have latrines and the few that are available are in a sorry state.

He said the government was giving them 250 million shillings every Fiscal year and it’s not enough to support the education sector.

He urged the government to support the schools in the district.

“We do not have any support and my office does not have enough resources to distribute amongst schools,” Mr. Okunyu added.


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