Matiang’I Orders All Schools To Close (FULL DETAILS)

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Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has directed public universities to close by August 4 in preparation for the General Election.

Matiang’i, who was recently put in charge of the Interior Ministry on an acting capacity, advised the institutions to remain closed until the Election is concluded.

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Sources privy to the order said it was issued to Vice Chancellors during a meeting of the education stakeholders held at the Kenya Institute of Curriculum Development.

According to a memo issued by the University of Nairobi (UON) Vice Chancellor, the institution will close on August 4 to allow the staff and students participate in the polls.

“This is to inform all staff that the University of Nairobi will close with effect from August 4, 2017, up to August 18, 2017 during the electioneering period,” read the memo quoted by the Standard