Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis: Deputy Prime Minister of St Kitts and Nevis, Dr Geoffrey Hanley, along with the Ministry of Education, issued an update regarding the sudden closure of Irish Town Primary School for face-to-face instruction after an unfortunate incident happened in the premises.
As per the latest reports, Deputy PM Geoffrey Hanley took to his official social media handle to inform the general public and management of the institution regarding the restrictions effective immediately. He stated, “Irish Primary School will be closed for face-to-face instructions for further notice.”
The reports have confirmed that the ministry of education has taken the difficult steps to shut down the institution immediately until the situation comes under control. The authorities have ensured the Children and Staff members that the action will continue the compassionate care and guidance during the closure period of the school.
Furthermore, it was claimed by the primary school management that the authorities would investigate the unfortunate incident that took place in the building. At the same time, the students will continue to receive educational lessons through online mediums.
Moreover, Deputy Prime Minister Hanley confirmed through his social media post that the decision to shut down the institution was taken by the Ministry of Education after the school was closed on Tuesday, 14 February 2023. He further addressed the general public to expect more updates to be released by Friday, 17 February 2023.
On its part, the officials from the Ministry of Education of St Kitts and Nevis have deeply criticized all the unfortunate acts of violence in the Irish Primary School and extended heartfelt condolences to the family and beloved of the victim.
Additionally, Deputy PM Hanley also passed his deepest consolation to the grieving family and extended strength in this challenging time. In the end, the Ministry of Education called the nation’s general public to refrain from roaming around and accessing the Irish Town Primary School, said reports.