The Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Education CS George Magoha has finally made clear on the schools that will be closed on Monday 29th of August this year.
According to him, only day schools that are in Kakamega, Mombasa and other areas where elections will be conducted on Monday that will be closed and the boarding schools will remain operational.
He has also noted that all day schools in the other six areas where elections will be conducted by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission will as well be closed.
“Day schools in Mombasa, Kakamega and six other areas with pending elections to be closed on Aug 29 to resume on Aug 30; CS Magoha says boarding schools will not be closed…KenyasChoice2022″CS George Magoha.
Prof Magoha has since said that it will be unnecessary for learners especially those in boarding to go home again due to elections that will be conducted by the electoral commission.
The elections were suspended alongside parliamentary polls in Kacheliba and Pokot South constituencies over ballot mix ups.Traditionally, schools are used as polling and tallying centers during elections