POOR BOYS ENROLLMENT IN RUKUNGIRI SCHOOLS IRKS HON.TURYAHIKAYO
By Barak Tukashaba
The Mp. Rubabo county in Rukungiri district Hon. Marry Paula
Turyahikayo has expressed surprise as to why the enrollment of boys in schools keeps lowering.
She asks Parents and guardians not to forget to educate a
Boy child despite the enormous call to educate a girl child in the
Turyahikayo said this yesterday while presiding over a fund raising ceremony for the renovation of St. Peter’s senior secondary school Nyarushanje’s main hall held at the school grounds in Nyarushanje Sub County, Rukungiri district.
The Mp. Said that per now the enrollments of boys in most of schools
have lowered compared to that of girls due to massive call to educate
girl child across the country.
“most of the schools within the district the number of boys are few
compared to girls, it’s because they have continued alarming for only
a girl child putting out boys of their mind and this has influenced
them” she said.
Former MP. Bunya County in Mayuge district also the permanent
secretary ICT Hon. Vicent Bagiire who was also at the function asked parents to invest in education if the country is to develop.
He thanked religious leaders for supporting the government in
improving the education standards in the country.
Earlier leading the mass,the chancellor Kabale Diocese Rev.Fr.
Luciano Twinamatsiko asked believers never to be curious, decide in
moments of anger and not to take shortcuts that may take their lives.
A total of 31.5 million shillings was collected in cash and pledges.