Nairobi,KENYA:Education cabinet secretary Amina Muhammed,has dissolved with immediate effect the entire Board of Governors and Parents and Teachers Association (PTA) of the Moi girls school Nairobi.
This comes as the Moi Girls principal Jael Mureithi applied for an early retirement as the rape scandal is hanging fresh in the air.
Addressing members of the press in Nairobi, the CS noted that, despite the resignation of the school principal, the investigations against her will still proceed until when the truth will prevail over the matter.
Amina has now appointed the deputy principal Florence Omusula to take over as the acting principal.
“An interim BOM comprising of officials from the ministry of education and Teachers Service Commission (TSC) will be put in place immediately to oversee the management of the school until a substabtive board is constituted,” Siad Amina.
The education Cabinet Secretary has also ordered for an overhaul of the entire security system at the Moi girls school which will include replacement of all security officers at the school.
“Internal security ministry has provided 5 armed police officers to provide 24 hours security,” She added.
She further ordered fresh vetting of all of all non teaching staff warning schools found to be employing them will be de-registered by the TSC.
“Principals and BoG Directors should not employ any teacher who is not registered by TSC.” She said
CS Amina further confirmed that the ministry has received a preliminary report in the alleged Moi Girls School Nairobi rape case.
She said various security gaps exist in the school, citing an example of the fence that according to her was not properly put up.
The ministry added that no visiting days will be allowed in boarding schools until the end of term, and no activities during third term.
This comes after last Saturday’s incident where a 15-year-old Form 2 was allegedly defiled while going to the washrooms at around 2.00 am.