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Head teacher arrested in Buruburu for conducting holiday tuition – VIDEO

The head teacher of Happyland Primary School in Nairobi’s Buruburu, has been arrested and the school deregistered for conducting holiday tuition.

The head teacher was busted on Wednesday during an operation led by Education Principal Secretary, Belio Kipsang.

According to the PS, the school was conducting the holiday tuition in contravention of a directive by the Ministry of Education.

It was established that the pupils are are charged between Sh3,000 to Sh4,000 per month for the holiday tuition.


“The owners, the head teacher and those who have been abetting this particular crime will go through the due process of the law,” Mr Kipsang said.

When the PS arrived at the school, the management refused to open the gates while some teachers fleeing by jumping over the wall and leaving the head teacher alone in the school.

The school’s head teacher, Martin Wanjema, however, denied the allegations. He was taken to Buruburu Police Station and will be charged in court on Thursday.

The school has been been closed forthwith and its registration certificate retracted, barring it from running until they apply a fresh next year.