Parents with pregnant teenagers will have to report to police failure to which they’ll be arrested. On Thursday, education PS revealed that parents of candidates who recently gave birth during KCPE risk being arrested.
Dr. Kipsang further warned parents who settle for local arrangement to solve teenage pregnancy related issues will face the full force of the law.
“We shall arrest anybody, including the parents, who engage in these backroom deals while they compromise the future of their children,” stated Kipsang.
Education CS, Amina also registered her concern on the issue of teenage pregnancy. Speaking on the last day of KCPE 2018, she indicated that if the issue continues the country is likely face crisis.
“We are concerned that a high number of candidates became mothers during the three days of KCPE. If this is happening all year round, then the country could be facing a crisis,” stated Amina.
Shocking reports confirmed 10 girls gave birth during the three-day Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) that was concluded on Thursday 1st November, 2018.