The MEC for Education in KwaZulu-Natal, Kwazi Mshengu has condemned the incident of burning of Esiphukwini Primary School under Umlazi district.
According to the preliminary reports, the school was burnt by unknown people early this morning, 30 July 2020.
“This unfortunate and babaric incident sets us back in that it happens at a time when as a department we have redirected most of our financial resources to deal with the Covid 19 Pandemic. We ask the community to work with the police to ensure that the culprits are swifly appreheded, said MEC Mshengu.”
The Department is currently assessing the extent of the damage.
ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION IN KWAZULU-NATAL