Security surveillance in schools upsets BOSETU


FRANCISTOWN: The decision by government to put up security surveillance in secondary schools without proper consultation with the Botswana Sectors of Educators Trade Union (BOSETU) did not sit well with the latter.

The union leaders are furious that the government has taken a decision to place secondary schools under security surveillance without their input on the matter.

“We are important stakeholders in the school environment so it is disrespectful for the government to make decisions that affect schools and learning institutions without consulting us.  We should not read things from the newspapers and (get them from) the grapevine,” BOSETU secretary general, Tobokani Rari said yesterday.

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