The latest development brings to 99, the number of the students so far sent home over the same strike. 35 were suspended earlier for spearheading the strike in which they were protesting the increment of school fees , the quality of meals served at the school, the inadequate supply of water and restrictions imposed on them by the school administration.
Members of Parliament under the Umbrella group of Busoga Parliamentary Group have formed a four member committee as an immediate intervention into the looming strikes and riots in the secondary schools in their region.
The students were unhappy about a decision by the management to deploy police and security guards at an illegal exit out of the school behind the boysâ€™ dormitories. The exit is nicknamed Cliff by the students.