5,000 government primary schools rotting away

The different faces of St Edward Gobero Primary School in Wakiso District during a lesson yesterday. PHOTOs BY Patience Ahimbisibwe

KAMPALA- Classroom structures at four in every 10 government-aided primary schools are disintegrating or non-existent, a top Ministry of Education official admitted yesterday, validating claims that Ugandans have all along been short-changed on free education.
Mr Tony Lusambu, the assistant commissioner for Primary Education, told Daily Monitor that lives of thousands of children in the countryside are at stake due to the blighted state of the buildings where they take classes.


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