Kakamega Governor Wycliffe Oparanya propose a tougher punishment for students as a result of occuring fire incidents.He speaks on a burial on saturday november-6 that students caught doing this should serve a minimum sentence of 6yrs to serve as a lesson to others.
They should later be released when they are old enough and having a higher maturity level.
He pointed out that there should be policy directions from the ministry of education which monitors infrastructure in various Schools which inspects fire escapes routes,fire extinguishers and other measures.
"The ministry ought to know that this is a great challege to parents . infact the last term they had a one week break and then resumed classes.There is also a lot of pressure in regard to exam and those kind of issues"
Cases of school fire have been in rise in the recent days with property worth million shillings being destroyed.
Ministry of education maintains that parents have to bear the cost of rebuilding the school infrastructure.
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