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Busia County donates iron sheets to repair classes destroyed by storm

Changamwe MP Omar Mwinyi (right) inspects the house of Sophia Masagho (left) after her house was destroyed by a strong storm of wind, June 26, 2016. More than twenty houses were ripped off their roofs and the iron sheets thrown as far as fifty meters away from the building. Nobody was injured during the 9.30am incident. [PHOTO BY GIDEON MAUNDU/STANDARD].

The county government has donated iron sheets and other building materials to a local primary school to repair classrooms destroyed by a storm.

 About 400 pupils of Tingolo Primary School were left stranded after strong winds blew off the roofs of their classrooms last week.

Head teacher Sylvester Musumba hailed the county government for the gesture, terming it a major relief to teachers, pupils and parents.

 “We’ll resume normal learning as soon as the repairs are done,” he said yesterday.

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