KOTA KINABALU, Jan 3 (Bernama) -- Eight primary schools in two districts of Sabah, with a total enrolment of 764 and 123 teachers, did not open today because of floods.
One of the schools, Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Inarad in the Telupid district, was also closed yesterday. Another school in Telupid, SK Keramuak, which was closed yesterday, opened today for the new school year.
Sabah director of education Datuk Maimunah Suhaibul said the seven other schools which did not open today are in the Beaufort district, namely SK Pekan Membakut (299 pupils and 31 teachers), SK Kg Bambangan (93 pupils and 13 teachers), SK Lago (81 pupils and 15 teachers), SK Jabang (59 pupils and 13 teachers), SK Lembah Poring (58 pupils and 13 teachers), SK Tamalang (52 pupils and 13 teachers and SK Sinoko (33 pupils and 14 teachers).
"The schools did not open today because the schools or the access roads were flooded," she said in a statement.