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A KCPE Candidate Suffer Burns During A Fun-Making Exercise At The School Compound

Wednesday night, a KCPE candidate from Nyahururu Townview Academy in Ol-Joro Orok Constituency suffered burn injuries during a fun-making exercise at the school compound shortly after finishing her last national exam.

The student is said to have been partying with her classmates at night and suffered injuries to her hands and face.The victim claims that the head of their school instructed all candidates to gather outside the school compound and to light a bonfire following their evening meals as part of celebrations that continued until around 2:00 a.m.

The student spoke at the Nyahururu County and Referral Hospital, where she was taken for treatment. She said that they were in a good mood, but she was pushed to the fire, where she got hurt.

However, her parents claim that they were not informed of the incident until the morning of Thursday, when they went to pick up their daughter as instructed by the school following the conclusion of exams.

The girl's mother, Esther Wambui, lamented that she learned of the incident from another student, who pointed her to where her daughter was lying in the dormitories, writhing in pain.The school waited for hours before informing Mrs. Wambui and taking any action, which she questioned as to why such an incident could have occurred.

She is now calling for retribution and expressing regret over the school administration's apparent lack of remorse for the incident.Since then, the parent has reported the situation to the Riverside Police Post, which is nearby. There, she was first told to take her daughter to the hospital for treatment.

The proprietor, Mr. Stanley Kiragu, claims that the celebrations were simply the students' excitement at completing their primary school education. It was not yet clear why the school management could allow such celebrations to continue into the wee hours of the morning.

Kiragu played down the incident, claiming that it was just a minor accident and that her parents should not have been informed.

He mentioned that the school had also taken the initiative to transport the student to the hospital, but that they had been asked to report early because she did not appear to have sustained serious burns.Nonetheless, the minor could neither open both her eyes nor eat because of the wounds she supported all over and two hands.

It is also said that the manager asked the candidates to burn their school exercise books to forget about their difficulties at the school, but he had no idea this would happen.He stated that the celebrations continued until around 2:00 a.m. on Thursday, but he was unable to explain why they permitted such an activity to take place at night when the students should have been sleeping.

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Esther Wambui KCPE Nyahururu County


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