Tuesday, 26 January 2016
STUDENTS AND TEACHERS SELLING STOLEN TEXT BOOKS TO HAWKERS IN NAIROBI
Students from Nairobi who sold School books at the end of the year will not be allowed to move to other class until they buy other books for replacement.
Most public primary Schools had lodged complain to parents over the high numbers of students selling School text books at the end of the year.
At Mbagathi Primary School in Nairobi students who sold text books were send home to buy replacement before being allowed to move to the second class
A parent who did not wants to be named he was told to buy replacement books that his child sold before being allowed to move to class 8.
Students are believed to be selling School text books in Kibera slum to hawkers and other parts of the city at cheap price in order to use the money for videos which are common in the city.
At the same time parents had been warn against buying used books with stamp because they are stolen from other Schools
Teachers from poorly paid private Schools are also on spot for selling there respective text books to hawkers with the major objective of get extra incomes.