Bedbugs send students packing in Nkhotokota

Students at Nkhotokota Secondary School this week packed up their bags and refused to sit for end of term examination because of menacing bedbugs.

Beg bugs

Beg bugs

Some students said they had no option but go home despite the fact that the end of term examination because they could not concentrate on the examination.

“We reported this to school management a month ago but they are doing nothing, we have been reminding them to fumigate our hostels but they are doing nothing,” said one student.

The headmaster refused to comment on the matter although bedbugs also caused problems at Salima Secondary School and Nkhata Bay Secondary School.

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7 thoughts on “Bedbugs send students packing in Nkhotokota”

  1. kuthakoko mkumwa kokopina says:

    Shaa zimenezi nde chaniso Nsabwe kapena utitili Njala pa Malawi ili thoooooooooooo nde chinasochizikudya wanjalawe ukadwala mankhwala kulibe aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaappppppppppppppppppmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm walephea mulomwe uyu

  2. Namisako. says:

    call me to fumigate 6 hrs the bed bugs problem will be history, on 0999262909

  3. Mr zigwepano says:

    This is very bad indeed,ministry of education and health please do something here otherwise its not only education that is at stake here but above all their lives. Just imagine my boy came back to weeks ago from nkhatabay sec.school critically ill got admitted at to queens hospital which im sure was the result of these bedburg biting

    1. M G 2 says:

      thats not true bedburgs cant cause suffering

  4. Sapitwa says:

    Kodi don’t you pay school fund for things like these? Kapena you will blame it on APM? We during our time in MCP autocratic rule, were paying school funds to deal with these issues.

  5. bakari says:

    The school managememt should work hard to ensure bedbugs are eradicated. Pupils must have comfortable environment for studying.

  6. Palikanthu says:

    Can these be 2015 school problems? Indicators of backsliding in the standards of living…
    These are problems associated with poor hygiene, poverty and poor sanitation.Ubve okhaokha
    Likuni Girls also had an outbreak of bed bugs last term.

    What a menace!

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