Laban Walloga | Nation Media Group

Scandal of thousands of ghost learners revealed

What you need to know:

  • Headteachers and corrupt Education ministry officials inflated enrolment numbers used by the government to disburse funds for Free Primary Education  programme.
  • Currently, the government allocates Sh1,420 per learner.

  • The ministry set the prices at Sh2,500 and Sh3,800 for primary and secondary school desks respectively. This

Taxpayers have been losing billions of shillings every year funding the ‘education’ of more than half a million ghost learners, Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha has revealed.  

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