Education Cabinet Secretary, George Magoha has ordered the immediate closure of all learning institutions from tomorrow in readiness for the upcoming general elections next week.
This is a statement that will anger parents as it is immediate. Most parents have been suffering silently, what with the increasing prices of domestic products.
“As you are aware, Kenya is scheduled to conduct its national elections on Tuesday 9 August 2022. Therefore, following consultation, I hereby convey the Government’s decision on the immediate closure of all basic education institutions from Tuesday 2 until Wednesday 10 August to ensure that preparations and conduct of upcoming elections is carried out seamlessly,” Prof Magoha said in a statement.