On Tuesday, over 1,800 students led by their Guild President, Ernest Ayen staged a strike protesting the poor sanitary conditions at the college, lack of practical lessons and lack of value for the high tuition charged at the college.
Mubarak Michael, the Guild President Hoima Nursing School faults the Principal for the recent resignation of ten tutors. According to Michael, the tutors resigned within a period of four months and have never been replaced, which has affected lectures.
The students were protesting a decision by the administration to send some of them home, for failing to clear school dues, just days to the beginning of mock examinations. The examinations are due to begin on Monday, July 29.
Kisembo told URN this morning that they managed to arrest twelve workers believed to be the ringleaders of the strike. He says the striking workers wanted to set ablaze the sugar factory, a thing they couldnt tolerate.
Students Booma International School in booma Mbarara have rioted and destroyed school property.The riot was in protest over the decision by the school administration to allegedly imposed a head prefect not voted by the students.