Did Kenya’s education cabinet secretary George Magoha dismiss pupils who “failed to pass an examination” as having inherited “their parents’ brains”?
I cannot transfer teachers or demote them because pupils failed to pass an examination. Some of those pupils got exact marks their parents got some years back.
Africans are fond of inheriting their parents wealth. If they inherite your brains too let it be so.
Africa Check has found the screenshot posted at least 100 times. But did Magoha really say this? We checked.
If real, the quote would have been widely condemned by people working in education and the public at large. But there have been no reports of any response.
We checked YouTube videos for speeches by Magoha in 2022 and again found nothing.
There is no evidence Magoha said this, or that any media house quoted him as saying it.
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