Stealing from schools is tantamount to stealing our kids’ future

2015-04-13 14:40

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It is disgusting to learn that there have been more than 280 break-ins in Gauteng schools, from which many computers, tablets and other valuable goods were stolen.

This problem is escalating at an alarming rate and has become a national problem. The matter is becoming so serious that the Gauteng MEC for education was prompted to call on security companies to patrol schools as part of their social responsibility.

This act is tantamount to stealing the future of our children and it must be combated before it gets out of hand.

Combating this criminal activity requires our full commitment as members of the community because these criminals are also members of our respective communities.

We must work with the police officials and other stakeholders to fight this cruel crime before the future of our country is compromised by these thugs.

A country that has no regard for education is doomed for failure.

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