Ebunangwe Boys High School dormitory has been burnt down after a fire broke out today evening. The incident resulted in complete damage to the dormitory. The cause of the fire is still unknown.
Emuhaya Sub-County, Vihiga County police have promised to investigate and provide more details on whether it was a deliberate act or an accident.
On May 29, 2023, we reported an incident of Litein boys dormitory being burnt down by students protesting the change of entertainment schedules. The Ebunangwe Boys fire incident adds to a concerning trend of dormitories in boys’ schools being set on fire as a form of protest against unresolved issues.
The community is asking the school head to work with all stakeholders to implement proactive measures that ensure the protection of school property while addressing any legitimate concerns raised by students.
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