Striking teachers suspended

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Takudzwa Chihambakwe

The Minister of Primary and Secondary education, Dr Evelyn Ndlovu has released a statement highlighting that all officials within the Ministry who absented themselves from duty since the official opening of schools on 7 February 2022 have been suspended without pay, for three months.

Below is the full statement.

The Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education would like to inform the Nation and its valued stakeholders that all officials within the Ministry who absented themselves from duty since the official opening of schools on 7 February 2022 have been suspended without pay forthwith, for a period of three months.

During this period of suspension, members are not to hinder or interfere with any investigation or evidence relating to the alleged misconduct.

Appropriate action will be taken against members who abrogate their duties and responsibilities.

The Ministry remains committed to the provision of quality, affordable, accessible, relevant, equitable, inclusive and wholesome education for all Zimbabweans.