Two days after Schools reopened for second term after they were closed for two weeks to Pave Way For general elections, fire incident has been reported.
It is unfortunate that as early as it is Students have shown that they are tensed as they count days to the national examination.
Initial reports state that the fire started on Saturday, August 20, a few minutes after 9 am, though its origin has not yet been determined.
Several buildings of the Kisumu Boys High School in Kisumu county are on fire.
Nearly five of the impacted buildings, the majority of which were classrooms and dormitories caught fire and were razed down. Property worth millions were destroyed in the fire incident.
In order to help the county firefighters remedy the situation, emergency service providers from the Kenya Airport Authority (KAA) were also dispatched.
There have been no reports of casualties or injuries related to the early fire incident.
While responding to the matter, education cabinet secretary professor George Magoha stated that the parents will pay for the damages. He also added that the national examination will be done as it was scheduled from the beginning.