, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 9 – Nairobi County Government has banned Early Childhood Development Education (ECDE) graduation ceremonies in all public schools across the county on grounds that parents are being fleeced.
- The county noted public nursery school administrators were charging parents for the ceremonies
City Hall has banned graduation ceremonies in the county’s 229 pre-primary schools accusing teachers of using the events to swindle money from parents.
Nairobi county government has banned graduations in all public ECDE centres citing illegal charges.
The free milk programme was launched by Governor Mike Sonko in September in partnership with Brookside Dairy Limited.
In banning graduation ceremonies for nursery school children — where parents are charged between Sh1,000 and Sh2,000 per child – City Hall has done a good thing.