Parents urged to utilize free education

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 Mwense district inspector of schools Mwansa Milunga has encouraged parents to take advantage of free education and send their children to school.

ZANIS reports that Mr. Milunga was speaking to traditional leaders during the annual traditional general meeting held at Chief Kashiba’s palace on Friday.

He said government has introduced free education for primary level in an effort to fight illiteracy and ensure that everyone has access to education hence the need for parents to take advantage of the

Mr. Milunga added that education is important for national development and said parents should take children to school including those who
have stopped.

And Mr. Milunga said government has also introduced the re-entry policy to enable girls get back to school after giving birth.

He said the policy allows a pupil to go on maternity leave and resume school six months after giving birth.