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Lira Deputy RCC warns parents to take children back to school

Mr Wandera said that the work of the children or students is to go to school and attend to the activities taught in school rather than loitering in the street of Lira City.

Lira Deputy RCCMr. Enock Wandera (Photo/Okid Patrick)

LIRA, UGANDA: As school enters the second week from the second term re-opening, the Deputy Resident City Commissioner (RCC) for Lira City East Division Mr Enock Wandera has said that the security agencies are very ready to handle appropriately students who will try to go to the disco and other restricted places.

Mr Wandera while addressing the media on Friday at his office in Lira City East said that the work of the children or students is to go to school and attend to the activities taught in school rather than loitering in the street of Lira City.

He advised parents who are having difficulties in affording private schools to utilize the government schools since the government has brought universal education in both primary and secondary schools in the country.

RCC Wandera cited government construction of seed schools in every Sub Counties and division and Sub Counties that don’t have them should attend the nearest school that has lower payment.

“Parents should talk to the school administration and explain the challenges they are facing and also school administration should also understand the challenges that parents are facing and if it fails please take your children to government schools where school fees have been paid for, there are seed schools in every Sub County with enough teachers government has also enhanced their salaries,” said Mr Wandera.

The RCC however applauded the administration of Lira Town College for the development they have brought by constructing the perimeter wall fence which has led to discipline in the school.

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