Wajir schools face closure after transfer of non-local teachers

A classroom at El Adow Primary School in Wajir South. Several schools in Wajir County now face closure after TSC transferred non-local teachers from the region following an attack by Al-Shabaab militants. PHOTO | BRUHAN MAKONG | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Bardad wondered why the TSC was transferring teachers from areas that are not located at the border.

  • He gave an example of Batalu Primary School which he said was only has the head teacher remaining.

  • Governor Abdi also condemned the recent incident where a Form One student was gang-raped by three people.

Several schools in Wajir County are likely to be closed by Monday after the Teachers Service Commission (TSC) transfered non -local teachers from the region following an attack on February 16 at Qarsa Primary School by suspected Al-Shabaab militants that left three people dead.

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