Government to fund the late NIT student Aquilina’s funeral

In the aftermath of President Magufuli’s consolation message as appeared on his twitter account consoling the family of the late student, the government has also moved to cover all the funeral costs of the late Procurement and Logistics student from National Institute of Transport.

Speaking to reporters in the City on Sunday, February 18, minister for Education, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, Professor Joyce Ndalichako, said Akilina was killed, when she was heading to Bagamoyo.

“She was killed when she was heading to Bagamoyo to submit her application letter for field training,” said the minister.

For his part, deputy minister for Home Affairs Hamad Masauni said the government will make sure that investigation into the incident will be conducted before long so that the culprits will be brought to justice.