Councillor laments deplorable conditions at Region 8 schools

Region Eight AFC Councillor Niem Gafoor has bemoaned the condition of several schools in the area even as government has allocated over $64 million in this year’s budget towards education delivery in the region.

Gafoor in a recent interview told Stabroek News that several schools in the region are faced with problems, including the Chenapou Primary and Kindergarten and the Mahdia Secondary but they are not getting any help.

He said the Chenapou Primary and Kindergarten School has not had access to potable water for its kitchen for two and a half years.

This is because the trestle which supports the overhead tank is rotten. “It is not right for them to be fetching the water,  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.

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