Cabinet Secretary – Ministry of Education Dr Fred Matiang’i has released a preliminary school calendar ahead of August 2017 election. Schools will break for two weeks.
School Calendar, 2017
While dressing various administrators of schools at KICD on Friday 19th May 2017 about the Educational preparedness for August 2017 elections conference, CS Fred Matiang’i indicated that the ministry suggests that school should close on 4th August 2017 to leave room for elections to be conducted. The CS insisted that the date is preliminary and will be subject to change. A communication will be issued incase of any changes.
Educational preparedness for 2017 elections conference
Matiangi also asked school heads to take an inventory of the properties that will be handed over to IEBC for conducting elections and ensure that IEBC officials hand them back in their good state once elections are over. IEBC will be forced to compensate for any school property destroyed during the election period.
Most Primary, Secondary schools, and higher institutions of learning are expected to serve as centers of voting.
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