Gov’t bans night prayers in Narok


Gov't bans night prayers in Narok
Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya. PHOTO| COURTESY

In Summary

  • The government has banned evening prayers popularly known as “kesha” in Narok County.
  • Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya made the directive following rising statistics of early pregnancies among school going teenagers in the county.
  • Early last month, 17 girls from Suswa Girls Secondary School in Narok County were found to be pregnant.

The government has banned evening prayers popularly known as “kesha” in Narok County.

Narok County Commissioner George Natembeya made the directive following rising statistics of early pregnancies among school going teenagers in the county.

The county commissioner was speaking at an affirmative action campaign during which bursary cheques were issued to students from various institutions.

At the same time, Narok Woman Representative Soipan Tuya called on local administrators to heighten the fight against female genital mutilation in the region saying it continues to have devastating effects on the education of girls.

Early last month, 17 girls from Suswa Girls Secondary School in Narok County were found to be pregnant.

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