Students of Jinja College in Jinja town have Wednesday gone on strike over alleged poor administration.
The students complained before top Jinja district government officials over the poor administration of the school Head teacher Mr. Mathias Isabirye accusing him of using fellow students and teachers to spy on them.
The students demonstrated at the school compound further accusing Mr. Isabirye of using unprofessional method of paying some students tuition fees to avail him with information against him by either teachers or students.
They also raised a voice about the sanitation of the school which they say is in sorry state yet their parents pay a lot of money for their wellbeing at the school but the situation is goes without anybody explaining the cause of the mess.
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In the morning demonstration the students alleged that Mr Isabirye came to school driving at 5:30am but on entering the school premises, sickness he turned off the car lights and continued driving thereby knocking and injuring some students, who currently are receiving treatment from Jinja Police Barrack clinic and the school clinic.
Jinja resident district commissioner Jonh Rex Achila who chaired the meeting with the students and district officials without school staffs said all the grievances presented by the students were genuine and needed immediate attention after investigations .
“I want to assure you that we are going to look for permanent solution to these problems as this term is about to close. I want you students to come back here next term and find the school as your paradise”, said Achila.
The regional police commander Kiira Geoffrey Maate said the heavy deployment of the police was to oversee security and safety of school property .
By press time the security team, school administration and district officials were holding an emergency meeting to come up with solutions.
Journalists were barred from the meeting, though some parents had started trekking into the school to pick their children.