(EMU) – St. Kitts, September 18, 2016: The owner of a local security and electronics firm (KP Electronics), Mr. Kenrick Evelyn, has exhibited his civic responsibility with a recent donation of Hand Held Metal Detector Scanners to the Ministry of Education. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Mr. William Hodge, was delighted as he received the items from Mr. Evelyn. “Currently the Ministry of Education is discussing and reviewing school safety and so this donation is right on point. It’s very timely,” said Mr Hodge. The Permanent Secretary also revealed that the donation of security scanners would go a long way towards the realization of child-friendly schools in the Federation which has as one of its key components the safety of students. “We want to make sure that when our students and teachers come to school on a daily basis, they they fell safe and that they have a very comfortable working environment.... It’s something we have to step up as a matter of urgency,” Mr. Hodge added.