Buhimba technical institute expels indiscipline students


Kikuube:- Two students out of 16 who were last year suspended for participating in a school strike at Buhimba Technical Institute- in Buhimba sub-county Kikuube district have been expelled.

The victims are Bills Kazibwe from Kyenkwanzi district pursuing a certificate in welding and Ismail Muhanuzi from Kyabigambire sub-county pursing a certificate in motor vehicle mechanics.

The duos were identified as the strike ring leaders during a stakeholder meeting at the school campus aimed at addressing indiscipline cases by students.

During the meeting, 14 other students who were among the suspended were cautioned, issued with warning letters and compelled to write apology letters in front of their parents.

Out of the 14, 10 are outgoing students while 4 are continuing students in their second year. The continuing students are Jonan Namanya, Alice Wembabazi Stella, the school guild council speaker, Ireen Karungi and Sameul Kisembo

Addressing the students, Pamela Ayiga, the district Internal Security officer for Kikuube district condemned the acts of indiscipline by students advising them to always use available mechanisms within the school to resolve their issues.

Amon Zondera, the schools inspector for Kikuube district called for good relations and respect between students and their administrators during and after completing studies.

While chairing the meeting, Peter Isingoma, the school board of governors promised close supervision and asked the students body to always use his offices whenever they have concerns pertaining their administrators for redress.

Buhimba technical school which started in 2016 has been associated with internal conflicts mainly between students and administrators.

Last year, the students chased away the school principal Mr. Akoki Anyamo from the institute by confiscating his phone, keys among others accusing him of mismanaging the school.

They accused the school management of failing to procure safety uniform and practical materials in time, failing to recruit Kiswahili teacher, poor boys accommodation facilities among others.


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