Resign, Dr Dow you failed

Seven students of Matsha College in Kang have lost their lives in a horrific accident that could have been avoided. Many others are nursing serious injuries in various health facilities across the country. The families of the deceased are in mourning. The whole country is mourning. It’s great sorrow all around.

Even though this is the time of mourning, we cannot help but put it to those responsible for the safety of the students that they failed to do their job. Students were transported to their home villages in an unsafe mode of transport: an opentruck.

It comes as a surprise that in this age and era, students are still transported in open trucks after this practice was condemned many years ago as not only risky, but inhumane.

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