Moi Girls Eldoret Closed Indefinitely over Students’ Strike

Moi Girls High School Eldoret has been shut down indefinitely following students’ protest.

The students on Wednesday went on strike demanding the immediate replacement of the school Principal Christine Chumba.

Students boycotted classes accusing Chumba of harassing them and maltreating their teachers. Senior education officials accompanied by a detachment from the Police have arrived the school to monitor the situation.

After a prolonged meeting with the Principal, Uasin Gishu Director of Education Gitonga Mbaka said the decision was taken in order to resolve ambicably, issues raised by the students.

The aggrieved students remained in front of the school gate but were disallowed from demonstrations outside the college.

In a list of claims, the students further accused the principal of abolishing entertainment and sporting activities.

They protested the closure of the school canteen and changes in their school diet 

The students who also alleged mismanagement and corruption said their concerns have been consistently ignored by the principal.
Students have been ordered to vacate the premises pending resolution of concerns.

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