Several students from Nyabururu girls  school  hospitalized over alleged food poisoning

Several students from Nyabururu girls school hospitalized over alleged food poisoning

BY CORRESPONDENT,16TH MARCH 2019-Several Students from Nyabururu National School have been secretly receiving treatment at Nyangena Hospital Kisii since Thursday over suspected food Poisoning.

Some of the students who spoke to UpesiNews  from the hospital ,say they are not given healthy food at the school and the Kitchen used for preparation of foods is always dirty.

“We are given bad food at the school. The Kitchen is dirty. They dont wash foods properly. Us here we were admitted on Friday evening. We started diarrhearing and stomach pains in the school. We are many and others are still at the school complaining,” Said one student.

According to them ,they were threatened by the Matron not to disclose the information to parents and guardians or anyone where others were beaten by the school principal that they were pretending to be sick.

“We were threatened by the Matron not to tell our parents since the school said it will cater for the bills. We were beaten after reporting to the principal. We were many others are being admitted at Kisii Teaching and referral Hospital,” Said another student.

It is not the first time the school is hitting the headlines ,in 2016, some teachers at the same school were accused of assaulting students despite the ban on corporal punishment. Parents who turned up after getting wind of the situation were denied entry into the school.

 

 

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