Kenyans react to horrific bullying at Alliance High School
Kenyans on the Internet were horrified after details leading to the early retirement of a principal in one of the country’s leading schools emerged.
The brutal stories of bullying and mistreatment of Form One students at the Alliance High School have left many with a bitter taste in their mouths and they have posted different reactions social media after photos of one of the victims became public.
Many feel that the punishment meted out against the principal was too lenient and more action should be taken to curb the vice.
Some said that bullying has been happening (especially) in boys’ boarding schools and many have suffered silently through it. Others were shocked by the things done to the students in the dead of night with the full knowledge of the school’s administration.
??Maseno High School … now "Alliance High" what is going on??..a manifestation of stress?… over to you CS @FredMatiangi
— Mtu Fulani (@KenyanCitizen20) March 2, 2017
Meanwhile at Alliance High school pic.twitter.com/tt4NJeTq4T
— Nyariki (@kicheqo) March 2, 2017
This is what is happening in Alliance high school in the name of bullying, this student displays his bloody uniforms pic.twitter.com/lq5p6gDkH2
— selena israel (@selenaisrael77) March 2, 2017
This Alliance High story just reminded me of Lukenya…. Sema form ones kushika roof. lol
— Na_Kh_In (@Sook_Kamata_Ta) March 2, 2017
#Alliance High why would a fellow student subject another student to such brutality? Is this a type of cult in the name of bullying?
— Emmah Kadi (@EmmahKadi) March 2, 2017
Alliance high is just an example of what is happenin in schools,at St Joseph school Rapogi students have been hospitalized becoz of prefects
— Thomas Mosoti (@thomasmosoti) March 2, 2017
The story in "Alliance High" is horrifying! These things still exist? With full knowledge of admin?! The principal has to dance to the tune
— Steven Barclay (@StevenBarclayKE) March 2, 2017
Meanwhile, Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said the bullying incident at the school will be dealt with ‘quietly’ with the school board and other stakeholders
Speaking during the first graduation of Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, Dr Matiang’i said the government is committed to ensure students learn “under conducive and smart environment’