Education boss on a crackdown
ISINGIRO-The district education officer has instructed head teachers to submit the names of parents who removed children from school so that they can be arrested.
ISINGIRO-The district education officer has instructed head teachers to submit the names of parents who removed children from school so that they can be arrested. Grace Byarugaba said on Friday the move was promoted by the rising number of school dropouts. â€œWe must take action immediately before the situation gets out of control,â€ she said. Byarugaba added that the crackdown would begin as soon as the district council approves it. On other causes of school dropouts, Byarugaba blamed politicians for inciting parents to shun the free primary and secondary education programmes.
Division gets sh60m fund
LIRA-The Central Division has received over sh60m from the Government for implementing the National Agricultural Advisory Services (NAADS) programme. This was revealed on Tuesday by the NAADS coordinator, Herbert Tugume, while giving over 2,000 chicks to poultry farmers at the division headquarters in Kigongi. He said the money would help farmers undertaking bee-keeping, fruit and mushroom growing and zero-grazing. LC3 chairman Sentaro Byamugisha urged the youth to embrace government programmes to eradicate poverty.
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