In Summary
  • Mr Mwanyika, who said that his daughter had a fees balance of Sh35, wondered why the school was forcing him to pay the illegal tuition fees.

  • Mr Mwanyika said his daughter, who scored a C- (minus) in last year’s KCSE exams, visited the school last week but was denied her results slip.

A parent has accused a school in Voi, Taita Taveta County, of withholding his daughter's Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education examinations (KCSE) results slip.

Mr Derrick Mwanyika claims Mwakitawa Secondary School is reluctant to release the document over a Sh9,000 private tuition fees arrears.

Mr Mwanyika, who said that his daughter had a fees balance of Sh35, wondered why the school was forcing him to pay the illegal tuition fees.

“I was ready to pay the Sh35 but the school insisted that I must first clear the Sh9000 (private tuition fees) balance,” he said.

He said his daughter, who scored a C- (minus) in last year’s KCSE exams, visited the school last week but was denied her results slip.

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He said his efforts to plead with the school’s deputy principal to release the document did not bear fruits as she insisted he must clear the balance.

“She (deputy principal) said she would consult with the management but they are yet to give me any feedback,” he said.

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