Municipality Inspector of School, Sarah Nabirye is considering writing to
Ministry of Education and Sports to allow her to revoke the licenses of schools found
flouting COVID 19 guidelines and those conducting non-candidate classes.
followed an on-spot check conducted on Tuesday where she found more than 40
pupils attending classes at Gilgal Nursery and Primary school in Katabi town
According to Nabirye, only 16 candidates are registered for Primary
Leaving Examinations-PLE at the school.
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The school headteacher who didn’t want to speak to URN insisted that they were only teaching candidates
and adhering to the Standard Operating Procedures-SOPs to contain the spread of
However, Nabirye couldn’t have any of this. She
directed the headteacher to release non-candidate learners to return home and
wait for normal lessons to resume.
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During the inspection, Nabirye asked pupils multiple questions to ascertain
whether they were indeed candidates, which they couldn’t answer.
pledged to extend the operation to other areas of Entebbe to ensure compliance
with the COVID 19 guidelines.