Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed Photo:Wilberforce Okwiri

Is the ministry of education overwhelmed over the Form One admission programme or are some officials simply making a kill out of it.

This was the question some head teachers were asking themselves after it emerged top officials at the ministry were using the National Education Management Information System (Nemis) programme to admit students they want to specific schools.

This is contrary to the earlier plan to enable the programme equally admit students from all parts of the country.

“We think some officials are now using this thing to enrich themselves. Tell me how one private school can six of its students called to one national school,” said an official aware of the exercise.

Over to you Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed.

Elsewhere…panic has gripped a number of structure owners in Kibarani area, Mombasa County after it emerged the National Land Commission has approved plans to pull down the buildings there over illegal land allocation and occupation after revoking titles to the same.

This will affect encroachment into the ocean and Kenya Meat Commission land.  A credible source within the commission told The Grapevine that the agency is lining up several tractors in readiness for demolition. This will definitely lead to painful loss of jobs and shelter.

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