Embakasi member of parliament, Honorable Babu Owino has called upon President Uhuru Kenyatta to Intervene and help in the reduction of university fees which he said is becoming a burden to most parents.
In a video that has been shared by the honorable member of parliament, several women could be seen protesting at the gates of a renowned university calling out the management of the university accusing them of increasing school fees for unknown reasons.
According to the reports given by several women, they claimed that it was so unfortunate that the government or even the Cabinet secretary of education proffessor George Magoha couldn't Intervene on behalf of several parents who are already suffering in the midst of Covid-19 pandemic.
"Please arrest me, I'm not afraid, I'm just fighting for the rights of our children. They need to study and that wouldn't happen if this continues to happen where schools are adding school fees without wanting to know the financial situation of us as parents ", one woman said.
The incident has sparked a lot of mixed reactions from a number of kenyans who expressed their opinions and suggestions giving their ideas on what these parents should and shouldn't do in terms of dealing with the already increased school fees.
With a section of kenyans congratulating them for fighting for what they termed as the right to education for their children, most Kenyans urged the government through president Uhuru Kenyatta to Atleast lend a hand to these parents.
According to the reports given by these section of Kenyans, they claimed that it was so unfortunate that the government was still silent despite the fact that most parents are already suffering. At the same time, others urged these parents to withdraw their life ^kids out of these schools and find affordable ones.
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