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Parliament expects a detailed report on the reopening of schools

According to Ssewungu, some schools have deteriorated owing to a lack of activity, and some students, particularly females, have been married off.

The Minister of Education and Sports has been asked to present a thorough report to Parliament on how the administration intends to reopen schools.

This comes after Joseph Ssewungu, the Kalungu West MP, raised a national issue by claiming that pupils in Kindergarten, Primary 1 to 3, and Senior One, Two, and Five had not attended lessons for the past two years.

According to Ssewungu, some schools have deteriorated owing to a lack of activity, and some students, particularly females, have been married off.

Geoffrey Macho, a member of the Busia Municipality, stated that 80 percent of youngsters in border areas study in neighboring nations. He wants the government to notify the legislature about its plans.

Anita Among, the Deputy Speaker, has asked the Ministry of Education to submit a detailed report on the reopening of schools.

Minister of State for Higher Education John Chrysostom Muyingo told MPs that the government is continuing to vaccinate teachers and pledged to present a full report on the subject within a week.

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