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Authorities at Eastern Division in Tororo municipality are planning consultations with parents at the beginning of first term to initiate a fund to facilitate extra teachers.

In an exclusive interview with our reporter, John Ochwo, Eastern Division Chairperson said that currently teacher pupil ratio stands at 1:100 on average a situation he said affects performance.

He therefore said that the Division is planning to work together with schools so as to create streams to reduce the ratio and have more teachers who will be paid by parents.

In 2017 Primary Education Examination results, Tororo Municipality was ranked 27 out of 37 municipalities across the country as the district ranked third last out 0f 113 district in the country.

By Antony Onyalla