Thousands of learners fail to report back as schools open

Ombaka Primary School

Ombaka Primary School pupils line up for temperature screening yesterday in Nyando, Kisumu.

Photo credit: Ondari Ogega I Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • Many other learners have been working in farms, quarries, boda boda trade and hawking in some towns.
  • Central Primary in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu recorded 70 per cent attendance on the first day of term two.

Thousands of learners failed to report back to school yesterday, raising fears of mass dropouts across the country.

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