Kimilili MP Didmus Barasa has found himself on the receiving end after claiming that teachers are ‘stealing’ from parents using the the Competence-Based Curriculum (CBC).
Speaking recently, the controversial MP claimed that teachers were using the new curriculum to exploit parents.
In this case, Barasa said teachers have been taking advantage of the system by demanding children to bring chicken to school.
He said teachers would teach students about body parts of the bird then go with the chicken meat after classes.
Barasa noted that President William Ruto’s administration is determined to get rid of the new learning system.
“Walimu wamekula kuku mpaka imeisha kwa maboma ya watu. Hiyo CBC tunataka iondolewe kabisa,” Barasa said.
…walimu wamekula kuku mpaka imeisha kwa maboma ya watu. Hiyo CBC tunataka iondolewe kabisa – Didmus Barasa pic.twitter.com/LRbYGqEV3i
— Citizen TV Kenya (@citizentvkenya) September 15, 2022
Here are comments fetched from the post.
Allan Karan: The dude can still hold a microphone and address people. And they just laugh! Sick society.
Jennifer Anyanzwa: Says a person who has no good intentions with our kids. As a parent I’m really applauding the program any parent opposing this program you might be having a problem upstairs.
Njeri Mwangi: What argument is this? Coming from an mp? Teachers deserve better.
Emily Toroitich: Who told you teachers eat your desperate, emaciated kukus? loitering in a free-range manner? Respect teachers.
Elsewhere, the MP surrendered to the police after the murder of Brian Olunga, a bodyguard of his opponent in the Kimilili parliamentary race.
Barasa presented himself to Bungoma Police Station where he was immediately placed under police custody.
He also surrendered the gun used in the shooting incident.
The MP will be under the police watch as investigations into the matter goes on.
The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI) had warned Barasa to report to the nearest police station within the next six hours.
DCI noted that a specialized team of detectives from the elite Crime Research & Intelligence Bureau and the Homicide department has been dispatched to trail the MP.
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DCI also warned that serious action will be taken against any person who will be found harbouring the murder suspect.
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