Uhuru puts Ngilu, Swazuri on the spot over Lang’ata school land dispute

A police officer throws a tear gas canister at protesting pupils of Lang'ata Road Primary School on January 20, 2015. AFP PHOTO | TONY KARUMBA

What you need to know:

  • President Kenyatta said the two institutions would be held to account for the row that led to the tear-gassing of pupils on Monday.
  • He said the act was deplorable, adding that police should not have been involved in the first place.
  • Five children were on Monday injured during demonstrations to save the school from an alleged land grabber.
  • On Tuesday morning, Interior Cabinet Secretary Maj-Gen (Rtd) Joseph Nkaissery visited the school and consoled the pupils.

President Uhuru Kenyatta has faulted the Lands ministry and the National Land Commission for failing to resolve the Lang’ata Road Primary School land dispute.

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