Mombasa’s Aga Khan Primary School pupils elect leaders under IEBC supervision — The Nation Kenya

Over 1,000 pupils from Aga Khan Primary School in Mombasa on Friday exercised their democratic right to vote during the school’s leadership elections

Class Six pupil Mumbo Maur, 10, casts her vote

Class Six pupil Mumbo Maur, 10, casts her vote during elections to elect leaders at Aga Khan Primary School in Mombasa. She was aspiring to be elected as the governor of her class in the elections supervised by IEBC officials. PHOTO | WACHIRA MWANGI | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

For the first time in the school’s history, the pupils conducted elections supervised by teachers, parents and with assistance from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC).

Their headteacher, Mr Christopher Owino, said this was an opportunity for the pupils to elect their preferred president and the students’ council.

“Today we are having the elections of the pupils’ leaders. The students are electing their own leaders (prefects). They are choosing the school President, Deputy President, Governors and Senators.

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