By Brighton Makori .
Kisii 08 January 2020…………Security officers in Kisii county have been tasked to trace One twenty three children of KARI primary school in Nyaribari Chache constituency who have not reported to school four days after the schools reopened.
Addressing the press on Friday at KARI DEB primary school , during the inspection of preparedness of schools and challenges they are facing and measures being taken to address ,Health Principal Secretary, Susan Mochache said that they have tasked the county commissioner and his team to trace the children and ensure they report back to school .
The PS noted that the children who have yet reported include those of four parents who were victims of Covid 19 .
She said Education officers are inspecting schools to appreciate the challenges they are facing and measures being taken to address them.
Ps Mochache assured parents that the government has taken measures to ensure safety of children in schools.
“ We are today here at KARI primary scholl to do an inspection on our schools which is a done nationally top assess their compliance with covid 19,” She said adding that children needs to wear masks, wash hands and sanitize to be safe as the government addresses other challenges gradually their compliance with Covid 19 protocols.
She said that social distancing was a challenge, adding the officers are giving schools masks and sanitizers to aid learners prevent the spread of Covid 19.
The PS lauded the school’s management for installing water points at the strategic points in the school, adding plans were underway for the school to install a permanent water point to enhance the fight against the pandemic.
Mochache was accompanied by colleagues- Prof. Collette Suda, Gender, Kevit Desai, East African Community, County Director of Education, Pius Ngo’ma and police Commander, Jebel Munene.