Rains damage classroom in Gil Gil
09 May 2012, 12:53
84 peoples of class six from Muthaiti Primary school in Kiambago
location in Gil Gil District were left without a classroom following a
heavy down pour in the area that left a trail of destruction in the
school that costing 800, 000 worth of damage.
According to the Head teacher of the
Primary school Augustine Mwaura said the classroom were brought down on
Saturday afternoon after Class 8 students had just left for home.
“It was on Saturday afternoon after the
students of class eight had just left for home after having their own
personal tuition for the day before the classroom was brought down
following a heavy rain that swept a way desks, chairs
books and seedlings that were to be planted after the reopening of
school this term.” Said the Head teacher.
The principal added that this was not the
first incident under which the a classroom had been brought down by
floods saying there was a similar case that had taken place in 2009
where also over 65 peoples were also affected by
the same incident.
Mwaura added that peoples of the lower
Primary in class 1, 2, and 3 are all terrified by the incident that has
disrupted normal learning in the school. Mwaura also said some other
peoples are not willing to go to classes forcing
others to stay at home.
“Lower primary peoples are living in fear
in the school compound and when ever they hear a rain drop they all
scatter in fear and start getting packing to go home” said Mwaura.
The chairman of the Board of Directors BOD
Joseph K Njoroge said their efforts to get to meet with their area MP
John Mututho to help them have been fruitless saying he is not picking
“We have tried to get any help from our
area MP Mututho but still every time we give him a call he is not
picking our calls which makes us wonder who else to turn to in
this time of need.”said the Chairman of the BOD.
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