Parents withdrawing students over feared collapse of $77M Rupununi school

-repairs needed just one year after construction

Just over a year after being completed, the $77.7 million Sand Creek Secondary School in south central Rupununi has developed major cracks in the building and parents fear that the building could collapse, a resident of the area has said.

Region Nine Chairman Wilson Laurentino, in a brief comment to Stabroek News, said that he has heard of the problem and the Regional Executive Officer had related to him that a contract has been awarded for repairs to be done. Stabroek News was unable to contact Minister   of Education Priya Manickchand for comment on the situation.

A resident of the area, who asked not to be named for fear of victimisation, told Stabroek News recently that the work done was not up to standard and there are a  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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