Chipinge also in need of more schools: DSI

Schools Inspector Mr Ndamuka Taruberekera

BY STEVE EPHRAEM

CHIPINGE is also in need of more schools, an education official has revealed.

The revealation was given by the Chipinge District Schools Inspector, Mr Abson Mapfumo, who was represented by Schools Inspector Mr Ndamuka Taruberekera, during the 2nd Speech and Prize Giving Day held at Our Lady of Perpetual Help School in Chipinge town on 30 November 2023.

“Chipinge has a total of 202 schools; 136 being primary and 66 being secondary schools. The country has a deficit of more than 3,000 schools and Chipinge isn’t spared from this shortfall. We therefore invite partnerships from private players to compilement Government efforts,” he said.

The DSI also encouraged parents to help in the fight against drug and substance abuse.

“Parents should monitor children behaviour and detect drug and shbstance abuse in their children. Drug and substance abuse is now a cancer in society and we should jealously guard against the future of our children,” he added.

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