MEMORIAL SERVICE

[PHOTOS] Kakamega Primary School victims' memorial held at Bukhungu Stadium

The leaders who spoke during the service said the death of the 14 was not an ordinary accident and demanded a public inquest to unravel the mystery.

In Summary
  • The service was held at Bukhungu Stadium.
Mother of one of the 13 pupils who perished in the Kakamega Primary School tragedy at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Mother of one of the 13 pupils who perished in the Kakamega Primary School tragedy at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Image: CALISTUS LUCHETU

A memorial service was held on Friday for the 14 pupils who lost their lives in the Kakamega Primary School tragedy.

The service was held at Bukhungu Stadium.

Government officials present included Education CS George Magoha and PS Belio Kipsang.

Knut secretary Wilson Sossion was also present and he accused the ministry of negligence.

Sossion also dismissed the autopsy released on Thursday, which showed students' died of suffocation.

"These students' death was caused by congestion out of the negligence of the Ministry of Education of not guiding the school property," Sossion said.

Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Image: CALISTUS LUCHETU
Mother of one of the 13 pupils who perished in the Kakamega Primary School tragedy at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Mother of one of the 13 pupils who perished in the Kakamega Primary School tragedy at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.
Caskets bearing the bodies of 13 pupils who perished at Kakamega Primary School tragedy during a memorial service at Bukhungu Stadium on Friday, February 7, 2020.