Parents/Pupils accuse headteacher of neglecting school,wants him moved

Parents and Students of Muamba Primary School in Mutomo, kitui south Subcounty have accused their headteacher Mr James Kimilu Nzomo of neglecting the school and involving himself drinking and politics 24/7.

The angry parents have threatened to hold peaceful demonstrations if the Teachers Service Commission and the ministry of education won’t respond to their cry and transfer the headteacher.

“anashindanga tu kwa meeting point bar akikunywa na kupiga siasa ya mutua badala ya kushughulika na mambo ya shule yetu. Achague anataka ulevi Na siasa or Kufunza. ( He only stays at meeting point bar drinking and campaigning for mutua instead of dealing with school based issues. Let him choose drinking and politics or teaching) ” – Said Musyoki, a parent at the school.

“Tunataka nzomo aondolewe hapa ama tufunge hii shule(we want nzomo out or we close the school) ” said Mueni, another parent with 3 pupils in the school.

Fellow teachers have also accused him of being a teacher not qualified to lead others saying he always hates other teachers of a different opinion

Mr James Kimuli is accused of neglecting his duties and getting involved in drinking spree at a local pub in my mutomo market. He is also being accused to being involved in local politics instead of attending school activities.

It’s not the first time Mr Nzomo is being involved in to controversy.
While being the headteacher of Syunguni Primary school, another local school in mutomo, he was caught up in a scandal where parents and a donor accused him of stealing funds donated to the school. He was arrested but later released after agreeing to pay the lost donor funds. This lead to his immediate transfer.

Our team tried to reach Mr Nzomo on phone for comments but our calls went unanswered.

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