Kisumu Governor Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o has called for speedy probe into a latrine incident which claimed the life of a Form One student at Nyabondo Boys’ High School.
The Monday evening incident also saw three other students hospitalized after a latrine collapsed, and sank with them.
According to witnesses, the students had gone to the latrine during evening break, when it stumbled down.
Rescue missions saw three students removed from the debris while one who fell deep inside the ditch lost his life.
Governor Nyong’o in his condolence message demanded speedy investigations into the matter in a bid to uncover
“It is devastating to lose such a young ebullient student who had a promising future. I also wish quick recovery to those injured in the tragedy,” said Nyong’o.
He added: “The county government had earlier dispatched rescue teams to the site who tried their best to rescue the boy. I would like to see speedy probe into this matter.”