John Lonyang’apou the West Pokot Governor attacks Education Cabinet Secretary George Magoha over the directive to close all the schools with standard structures.
Governor Lonyangapuo termed Magoha’s directive to close schools with standard structures as unreasonable while speaking to the residents in his county.
Part of Lonyangapuo’s statement in a video that surfaced online reads, “Peace in West Pokot has started prevailing after pupils were taken to school and now with your stupidity and ego, you decide to close the schools.”
The angry Governor Lonyangapou claimed that the Ministry of Education had a lot of funds that were being embezzled adding that is why the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) has more work since the thieves are becoming too many.
Following the Precious Talents Academy School that collapsed in Nairobi leaving 8 pupils dead, CS Magoha ordered the closure of all unsafe schools in the country.
The CS’s directive did not nice Governor Lonyangapuo since his area will be affected more.
Lonyangapuo further vowed that he will not allow any school from his county to be shut down as the CS ordered.