1 000 KZN schools face closure – NFP

2013-05-31 15:22

KwaZulu-Natal intends closing more than 1 000 schools in the province, the National Freedom Party has claimed.

Party spokesman Nhlanhla Khubisa today condemned the purported closure as unwarranted.

“This paints a gloomy picture of the state of education in our country and in the province,” he said.

Provincial education spokesman Muzi Mahlambi said the NFP lacked information on the transformation of schools and was malicious.

He said the NFP had a political agenda.

Mahlambi did not elaborate.

Khubisa said more schools needed to be built in the province, and the education department lagged behind in providing classrooms.

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