Ed­u­ca­tion of­fi­cer’s plea for fo­cus on boys’ school­ing

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties -

The num­ber of pri­mary school­boys quit­ting school to be­come ca­sual labour­ers is in­creas­ing, Lamu Ed­u­ca­tion of­fi­cer James Akello said. He called for quick in­ter­ven­tion. County com­mis­sioner Joseph Kanyiri said par­ents and guardians will be ar­rested if their chil­dren are found loi­ter­ing, work­ing or at home dur­ing school hours.

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