14-year-old boy admitted to a girls' school
28 January 2016, 16:37
Machakos - It’s a dark moment for one class eight graduate, 14-year-old Peter Kirunga who has been admitted to a girls' school after after attained over 350 marks in the 2015 KCPE.
Kirunga has been left confused after the government admitted him to Kathiani Girls High school.
Even after the Education CS spoke bitterly on irregularities in Form One selection, parents in Kigumo, Murang’a County now decry the exercise was not fair, dampening the hopes of many children in the region.
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Confusion is now raging among candidates of the former Nguruweini primary school who are now wondering why the officers confused his gender. His dream to join Mang’u high school is now a nightmare unless the ministry of education intervenes.
Kirunga can however enjoy moments of a smile after the Kigumo MP, Jamlek Kamau intervened and sought his admission to Njiiri Boys high school.
Such cases are said to be common for this particular primary school. Another student from the same school was admitted to a day school in his village after attaining over 350 marks.
Parents have bashed the education minister for being reluctant in presiding over the selection process. They want proper action to be taken against the officers involved and bring justice to the deserving children.
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