Muyingo says that he has received reports in his office of many parents who are still failing to return children to schools reportedly due to lack of school fees and scholastic materials. He said this is unacceptable, at a time when the government is providing universal Primary and secondary education.
The school was closed last week by the District Education Inspection team for lacking at least 80 per cent of the requirements recommended to all schools operating in the district. These include textbooks, professional teachers, sanitation facilities, and enough classrooms.
According to Buikwe Deputy Education Officer Joyce Nalubega, the champions of advocacy at villages are going to monitor as well as engage parents and children emphasizing the high chances of missing returning to schools due to early pregnancies, dangers of child labour, indecent dressing and peer influence.
The rails are made out of metals, iron bars and concrete. According to Asiimwe the government needs 110 dollars to buy one bar from abroad but a locally manufactured rail can cost 47 dollars. Each kilometer of a railroad takes about 1660 sleepers.