The Ministry of education has moved to unearth what led to the painful death of 14 minors at the Kakamega primary school Monday evening.
Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha has ordered the Education PS Belio Kipsang to be at the school on Tuesday morning to assess the ongoing investigations over the incident.
According to Magoha, Kakamega primary school which has over 3,000 pupils has been the most orderly primary school and he could not immediately establish what transpired.
The Education CS said then Ministry will be closely monitoring all the investigations process which will be conducted by various security agencies and release to the public the fact findings.
it is alleged that the children were being controlled out of the classroom by their teacher before the stampede.
“I was recently at Kakamega primary school myself and I met orderly and disciplined pupils, however we will not shift any blame game at the moment,” he said.
[Education CS Professor George Magoha. Photo/courtesy].
The bodies of the 14 minors are lying at the Kakamega general hospital mortuary, while two pupils are receiving urgent medical attention at the hospital’s Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
“This is a big loss and will not relent until we discover what transpired,” disclosed the Education CS.
During the Monday evening incident, 50 grade 5 pupils were injured, while 17 of them treated and discharged.