BY KORIR JUMA,NAIROBI,2ND SEPT 2017-Various leaders among them political have visited Moi girls high school to condole with the school community following the fire tragedy that befall the school early Saturday leading to untimely death of 8 students.
Among those who visited the school are NASA leader Raila Odinga who called upon the government to ensure that speedy investigation into the incident is fully contacted.Odinga urged Kenyans to be patient expressing confidence that the forensic experts investigating the incident will find the truth.
Nairobi governor Mike Mbuvu Sonko also visited the school and promised that the county government will refurbish the burnt dormitory as well as offer any other necessary help to the school management. Governor Sonko also said the Moi girls tragedy must be used as an eye opener to the government,ministry of education and education stakeholders to ensure that all schools have safety measure plans put in place. He said he will personally lead an inspection of schools around the county to confirm the safety measures put in place.
Chief justice David Maraga also paid a vist to the school and expressed his support for the families and the victims of the tragedy.Maraga also wished those injured a quick recovery.
Earlier former nominated senator Beatrice Elachi also visited the school and asked for a fresh look into security measures put up in schools around the country.Elachi asked the county government of Nairobi to ensure that fire extinguishers currently held at the port of Mombasa are released.According to Elachi the county government was given a grant by a foreign country which was to ensure that the fire extinguishers are availed.