No child must be denied school-Masisi

Pupils in classroom
Pupils in classroom

President Mokgweetsi Masisi has raised a stiff warning to parents and guardians who deny children the opportunity to go to school.

Masisi said this during yesterday’s State of the Nation Address (SONA). The President noted that “under no circumstances” should a child in Botswana be deprived of going to school.

“I note with concern that some parents and guardians choose not to send their children to school, contrary to the best interest of the child. No child, under no circumstance, be it yours, those of your relatives, domestic helpers and farm workers, should ever be denied access to education,” the President issued the stern warning.

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