Kenya union of post primary education teachers chairperson Omboko Milemba,has opposed the directive by the ministry of education to conduct mandatory drug testing in schools.
Mr. Omboko Milemba argued that issuing the mandatory directive without consulting parents was unfair for both the learners and their teachers.
Kenya union of post primary education teachers chairperson Omboko Milemba, further argued that the students must be given a chance to defend themselves before the tests are carried out on them.
Kenya union of post primary education teachers chairperson Omboko Milemba, reckoned that the directive by the ministry of education will be thrown out by the courts similar to a 2016 order on tracking students living with HIV in schools.
Maranda high school alongside other institutions had already subjected its students to a mandatory drug test before reporting to school.
Education cabinet secretary professor George Magoha,had directed heads of schools to embark on mandatory drug testing to students stating that it was high time for students to underwent scrutiny due to the recent spike in cases of unrest.
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