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Friday, February 01, 2013
Nomlinganiselo Primary School investigation underway
Imogen Vollenhoven 01
February 2013 Teachers, parents and pupils at NomlinganiseloPrimary School today again
blocked the school with tyres refusing to teach.
teachers want the principal of the school removed.
It is alleged that the principal is
involved in corruption and nepotism.
The Western Cape Department of Health today
sent officials to embark on an investigation into the matter.
Department spokesperson Paddy Attwell said
their circuit manager received a call at that tyres were
outside the front gate of the school.
Attwell adds that the protesters set fire
to the tyres around and a few community
members and about 15 teachers were outside the gate at the time.
Atwell furthermore added that the circuit team
leader called the police who agreed to send a contingent to the school and to
protect officials who were due to start their investigation.
Before the team could start their
investigation, they had to ensure that the officials could gain safe access to the
school, Atwell said
Atwell said that they can now confirm that
the investigation has started, with interviews with teachers.