Kericho county politicians are on spot for joining rioting students against a new principal. The leaders took to their social media pages to condemn the new principal Christine Chumba who was transferred from Moi Eldoret to Kipsigis girls. The students on Sunday early morning took to the streets of Kericho demanding the return of their former principal Juliana Kirui.
Schools have been burning down many counties. Most affected places were the school dormitories. Several schools has been affected by fire outbreak where learners has lost alot of property and learning activities have also been interrupted. Chavakali Boys High School is one of those schools that were affected by fire.
Kipsigis Girls is one of the best performing school in Kericho County. Kipsigis Girls High School is a National Girls Boarding School located 5 kilometers from Kericho town in Kenya. On Sunday October 24, 2021 the school was indefinitely closed down due to students riots. Students demonstrated after their principal Madam Julianna Kirui was transferred to Moi Girls High School in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu county.