Palapye Brigade students boycott classes

PALAPYE: Palapye Brigade students on Thursday boycotted classes to protest against non-payment of their P300 monthly allowance over the last seven months.

The students claim that they have brought their grievances to the attention of the Sub Region Education Office on three separate occasions in meetings held a few months ago.  However, they never received feedback as promised by the education officials.

Among the issues they raised during previous meetings is the non-payment of allowances since September last year when it was initially announced that they would be given P300 each.

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