In Summary
  • Principal Paul Otula was interdicted earlier this week following claims that a Form One student was sodomised by senior students.
  • Students boycotted classes Wednesday demanding reinstatement of their headteacher.
  • Speaking to Nation.co.ke, Kisumu County Education Director Sabina Aroni said students had resumed learning.

Calm has returned at Maseno School after a day-long unrest by students that paralysed learning at the institution on Wednesday.

The students went on rampage protesting the interdiction of their Principal Paul Otula over bullying claims at the institution.

Speaking to Nation.co.ke, Kisumu County Education Director Sabina Aroni said students had resumed learning.

“I received a report in the morning that the students went for morning preps. That is a good indication. I am visiting the school to further check the state of affairs,” said Ms Aronii.

Mr Otula was suspended for 30 days by the Teachers’ Service Commission following claims that a Form One student was sodomised by senior students.

He is expected face a disciplinary committee to defend himself against accusations of negligence, allowing bullying and molestation of the student.

Homa Bay High School Principal Andrew Buop was posted in Mr Otula’s place.

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