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Classes in Kumba operating on “Campus B” no flag, no national anthem, no prayers

26 September 2017 No Comment

By Ashu Manfred
With school resumption in Kumba and other parts of Meme Division for the 2017/2018 academic year still timid most schools are now operating on “Campus B,” The Star has learnt.
The term Campus B refers to schools operating in concealment or in private homes. According to the Principals of one of the Mission schools in Fiango Kumba II Subdivision his school is operating on Campus B.
He further added that his school and other mission institutions are operating in Campus B for fear of being burnt down by some individuals who are against the resumption of schools in the North West and South West Regions of Cameroon.
Apart from the Mission schools, some private institutions are also operating in Campus B, especially in the case where structures are owned by the Proprietors or one of the Proprietors of the school.
The following are some of the characteristics of Campus B schools. Students or pupils attending Campus B schools wear no uniform, openly carry no books, or other identifiable school materials. Students or pupils also attending Campus B schools wear even bathing shoes to school. Most of them appear to school unkempt or unshaven.
Apart from the proliferation of Campus B schools; some parents, especially females have taken up on themselves to teach their children especially children of the primary school age at home.
Others have employed part time teachers to teach their children at home.

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