Kerongororia Mixed secondary school principal Ms Tabitha Mogonchi has said there is no need for police officers to provide security in various schools.
This comes after a section of Kenyans appealed to the government to deploy police officers to guard schoolgirls to do away with defilement cases.
Speaking to The Daily Clock, Mogonchi noted that if police officers get deployed in schools, that may inject fear to students prompting them not to concentrate in their studies.
“We need to use different mechanisms in improving security in our schools by having security guards and not police officers if we want security to be tightened in schools, “said Mogonchi.
She also appealed to the government to improve school infrastructure by pouring sufficient money to the Ministry of education to promote education in the country.
“We need additional of classes in my school, modern library and the laboratory and to make this to be successful the government should provide money to the ministry of education. Let the government chip in fully to support education,” she added.
She also urged teachers Service commission to employ more teachers in various schools to improve education standards in the nation.
She added that her school should have 38 teachers to meet the standards required in providing education services since the school has more that 800 students but they are only 20 teachers employed by TSC.
”Let out commission try to solve the issue of understaffed in our schools to improve education in Kenya by employing more teachers,”she insisted