The Star (Nairobi)

22 March 2013

Kenya: Teacher 'asks for 3,000 KCPE Fee'

THE fate of a primary school head teacher in Gem district hangs in the balance after he allegedly sent home 20 pupils for non-payment of inflated Sh3,000 KCPE registration fee.

Ojola primary school head teacher Maurice Arara, allegedly connived with a tact-tutor to overcharge the pupils instead of the normal Sh800.

According to the Siaya county director of education, Nereah Olik, the head teacher will face disciplinary action once investigations are completed.

Meantime, efforts to reach Arara bore no fruit by the time of going to press.

Ads by Google

Copyright © 2013 The Star. All rights reserved. Distributed by AllAfrica Global Media (allAfrica.com). To contact the copyright holder directly for corrections — or for permission to republish or make other authorized use of this material, click here.

AllAfrica publishes around 2,000 reports a day from more than 130 news organizations and over 200 other institutions and individuals, representing a diversity of positions on every topic. We publish news and views ranging from vigorous opponents of governments to government publications and spokespersons. Publishers named above each report are responsible for their own content, which AllAfrica does not have the legal right to edit or correct.

Articles and commentaries that identify allAfrica.com as the publisher are produced or commissioned by AllAfrica. To address comments or complaints, please Contact us.