By Onesmus Ndyanabo
Parents and teachers of Kaziko primary school in Bugongi town council, Sheema District have threatened to close the school over poor infrastructure.
Parents have vowed that if the government doesn’t come out and build for them stable structures, they will be definitely close the school because they are tired.
Peragia Owarimu the school deputy Head teacher told www.mknewslink.com reporter that the school enrollment has gone down because parents fear risking their children’s lives at school.
The deputy head teacher added that pupils have now been shifted to staff quarters and some to Matsya Catholic Church for fear that the falling blocks may hit them.
Cotrida Byaruhanga the vice chairperson school management told www.mknewslink.com reporter that with the current competition among schools, parents have clearly told teachers that they can’t take their children to such a school.
Speaking to www.mknewslink.com in an interview, Sheema District assistant DEO Ms. Janipher Tumushabe revealed that Kaziko primary school was inspected and included in Sheema Local government 5 years plan.
He asked parents and teachers to be patient and wait for next year when their issue will be worked upon.
This is a second time parents have threatened Sheema district authorities over poor school structures.
In January at the reopening of schools after two years of closure, Parents of Kyeihara integrated Primary School in Kasana Sub county Sheema district vowed not to take their children to school over the poor state of the school.
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