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Heads Threaten to Close Schools Due to Capitation Delays

Secondary school heads have threatened to close schools due to continued delay in the disbursement of capitation funds which has crippled the running of schools countrywide

Most of them expressed fear of going to school and lace debtors who supplied the schools with food, stationery and other materials including repairers and contractors

We have been forced to spend our meagre salaries to run the schools but it seems the funds are still far away,” said one principal on condition of anonymity.

A day school principal narrated how he decided to skip one school day to avoid lacing a hardware owner who lent him Ksh600,000 to buy food for school

“l used the money to pay the most nagging food suppliers and payment of the support staff to buy some time, for at least a week but the problem is still here, “he said.

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Capitation Delay Causes Suspension of School Co-curricular Competitions

It has been revealed that most schools in Kenya have not taken part in the second term ball games due to lack of funds.

Their urgent concerns follow the promise by Education CS Ezekiel Machogu who said that schools would receive the funds in their accounts by Friday, June 2.

The principals called on Machogu to issue a statement regarding the delay before matters worsened in schools.

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