Today on 13th August, Cabinet secretary Education, George Magoha has announced new openning dates for all schools
Cabinet secretary, Magoha had Announced earlier that schools will reopen on 15th August.
In his statement, “On 1st August 2022, I ordered the early closure of all Basic Education Institutions to allow for adequate preparation and conduct of the General Elections.” Magoha stated.
He further stated that,”We indicated that the reopening would be on the 11th of August 2022. We have however been informed that the process of tallying ballots may still be ongoing on the aforementioned date,” Magoha stated
He sated that all students will reopen on 15th of August, 2022.
However, today CS Magoha has stated that schools will reopen on 18th August.
A communication that was made through the citizen tv media, Indicated that the cabinet secretary has indicated that all schools will reopen on 18th August, 2022.
This is after the Independent electoral and boundaries Commission is still undeway regarding the election results.
According to the constitution, the electoral commission is mandated to announce election results within seven days after the election date.
The electoral commission is on its day four of votes tallying as Kenyans eargerly wait.
Due to the political uncertainity of the election result, the education ministry keep forwarding the opening of schools.
This particularly is for the safety of students in every corner of Kenya.
Kenyan Schools are currently in their second term of study.
Even with the Uncertainity of the political climate, the Kenya national examination council is expected to examine the students come december 2022, this is for the primary and secondary education.
Today, Magoha indicated that he is sorry for the uncertain opening dates. This is due to the political climate as tallying is underway.
Parents are hoping for an end of the political period and resumption of studies will prevail.