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Sunday, 15 March 2015

Parents want deadwood principals home

Parents of Biribiriet Secondary School in Cherangani constituency have demanded that disciplinary action be taken against the school principal Jackson Kirior and the entire board following the cancellation of last year’s KCSE.
The parents said that they would like the area director of education Joseph Wamocho who has since confirmed having launched investigations over the cheating of the exams to take stern action against Kirior.
Sources claimed that for long the school has been cheating on the national exams which saw them in the past two years topping in the county.
The parents who declined to be quoted said that it was time the government through the ministry of Education posted another principal to the school saying that they were worried about the future of their children if Kirior continues to hold the leadership position.
In another meeting stakeholders from Kibomet area have warned the Kwanza education officer Samuel Njuguna against trying to interfere with the running of St Patrick Makunga Secondary School which was at position four in Trans-Nzoia county.
They said that they have confidence in the school principal Patrick Ndirangu saying allegation that he was forcing students to repeat were baseless and asked the education office to stop undermining the school administration.
Makunga Secondary was in position four with a mean score of 9.9. The top school in the county was St Anthony Boys, followed by St Brigit Girls and St Joseph’s Boys.