Students of Busoga college Mwiri One of the Traditional Schools Located in Jinja, today Morning at around 3am went on strike protesting the way they were living and the manner in which they were being taught. They walked out of the school and are now in Jinja Town.
The students are protesting the poor feeding. They also fault the school administration for the frequent fees increases and the poorly qualified teachers.
Busoga College Mwiri is located in Jinja District and was founded in 1911, the school commands a picturesque view of Lake Victoria and the kakira sugar estates. It is also the school that gave Uganda its National Motto, and its first President Apollo Militon Obote
The Reasons Advanced by Mwiri Students For Striking
1 Hm employs his owns relatives and he is never in school . they want him gone.
2. they don’t want the deputy hm mugoya mwonda they want him transferred . claiming he appointed his wife as mess mistress .
3. school teachers haven’t been pain their pta allowances since last year term two.
4 . school compound is not slashed and pit latrines not emptied .
5. no medicine in the school dispensary
6. food at the mess is below poor quality . oba which level now.
7. school debts keep increasing by the day.
8. teachers are not motivated anymore . all bonuses were redacted
9. some old boys want to run the school the way they want.
10. obs from 98 upwards are obstructed from participating in school affairs .
more will be communicated later.
kulwa katonda ne gwanga lyaffe .