Friday September 27, 2019 - Parents of Precious Talent School held placards in front of former Premier, Raila Odinga, at Ngong Racecourse, Dagoretti, during the memorial service for the eight pupils that died when the school collapsed, as they demanded the school to be reopened with immediate effect.

The parents showed their solidarity as they demanded that the school proprietor, Moses Wainaina, also to be released from police custody immediately.

Wainaina was arrested on Thursday in Nairobi.

He is being detained at Kabete Police Station pending his arraignment over the school’s tragedy.

"The parents want the school reconstructed and they want the teacher released.”

“Odinga as you can see they are not demonstrating violently," Dagoretti South MP, John Kiarie, stated.

The legislator then went ahead to condole with the affected after echoing the parents' demands.  

"We came here to mourn and give our condolences to the parents who lost their children.”

“I would like to inform the students that we shall rebuild your school and ensure you continue with your studies," Kiarie added.

Investigations into the tragedy that was witnessed at Precious Talent School in Dagoretti South revealed disturbing details about the structural integrity of the building.


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