Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Public primary school head teachers warned against misuse of pupil’s desks
NEWS REPORTED FROM THE PARLIAMENT IN DODOMA:
The government has issued a directives to all primary public schools’ head teachers in the country to take care of their school’s desks and shouldn’t allow them be used by villagers in their various meetings or give to politicians when conducting political public rallies. The directives have been issued by the deputy minister of State in Presidents’ office responsible for local government and regional administration Josephat Kakunda in parliament. The deputy minister was responding to the supplementary question which was raised by Nyang’wale legislator Hussein Nassor Hamad (CCM) who wanted to know ways by which the government is applying in order to keep intact school desks and other hard properties from getting damaged. The legislator was on the view of the fact that, many desks gets destroyed and left without repair an aspect that most public schools are running with the shortage of the desk. Responding to the question, the deputy minister has also ordered the district council’s authorities to set apart 30 percent for the maintenance of their school’s properties as there are no longer contributions from parents. The deputy minister further noted that, the government is planning to form a committee that will be following each and every school property and has also cautioned them to understand that, it is their primary responsibility to take care of all school properties from getting damaged.