Last Updated at: 2020-06-26 11:39:29
Education Cabinet Secretary Prof. George Magoha has today rubished the recent report indicating that more than 100,000 of school-girls were impregnated between the month of March and June.
Speaking in Eldoret while inspecting the production of face masks at Rivatex in preparation of the resumption of studies, the CS said the numbers are highly exeggerated adding that the Ministry of Education has joined hands with the Ministry of Health to get the factual numbers which shall be made public.
Professor Magoha doubted whether pregnancies would show before the end of three months, noting the reports on the pregnancies were cooked.
This is after the reports stated that more than 100,000 school girls have been impregnated between the month of March and June, with Machakos County alone reporting over 4000 cases of early pregnancies.
Machakos county Children’s Department Officer, Salome Muthama, revealed that the cases have rapidly increased since the COVID-19 outbreak.
This comes just a day after the Catholic Bishops rejected the proposals by various Kenyans to introduce Sex education into the education system.
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