The Star (Nairobi)

Kenya: Naivasha Students Want Their Teacher Back

More than 400 students from Nyonjoro Secondary School in Naivasha yesterday went on strike after their headmaster was transferred. The students boycotted classes and staged a demonstration on the Naivasha-Kinangop road causing traffic jam.

The students who were carrying twigs and placards walked to the school where their headmaster had been transferred and to 'take' him back. But chief Samuel Kinyanjui convinced the students to return to their school and promised them that their grievances would be addressed.

Their headmaster had been transferred to nearby Gituro secondary school in what education officers referred as a normal transfer. According to one of the students, the outgoing headmaster had transformed the institution with the performance rising every year.

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