12 May 2022 - NW23
Ngcobo, Mr S to ask the Minister of Basic Education to ask the Minister of Basic Education
(1) Whether, in light of alarming reports that 46 learners from the Umbozane Primary School in KwaMaphumulo became seriously ill after apparently eating lollipops at school, her department has investigated the specific incident; if not, why not; if so, what are the findings; (2) whether her department has any plans in place to prevent this from happening in the future?
(a) An investigation was conducted by iLembe District and a report will made available to the Department of Basic Education by the KZN provincial education department.
(b) The school has been issued with the Guidelines for Tuckshop Operators.