Mubende Senior 4 candidates cry foul as headteacher disappears with examination fees

Students performing dance and drama in one of the many secondary schools in Mubende

Students at Kiyuni Secondary School a government aided School in Mubende district are stranded, after their head teacher Byaruhanga Joseph disappearing with their money which was paid in for their registration for Uganda Certificate of Education Exams this year.

It is alleged that Mr. Byaruhanga Joseph disappeared with monies worth Ug Shs 7,260,000 for 44 students which they had been, leaving them stranded since the registration exercise at UNEB is soon closing.

Speaking to some of the students at the school, they added that they didn’t sit even for mork exams which were scheduled for July, much as they had paid Shs 50,000 each for these exams.

The Mubende district education Officer Benison Kayiwa has strongly issued a strong warning to all head teachers to ensure that students are registered on time, and assured to take strong measures to see that the said head teacher accounts for these students.

In a letter to Mr. Byaruhanga Joseph dated 6th August 2017, the D.E.O issued an ultimatum of 7 days for the head teacher to address the matter or else he face law.

It is not clear wether Mr. Byaruhanga has reappeared.

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