Babu Owino fuels youth empowerment with scholarship project

Embakasi East MP Babu Owino is fueling youth empowerment in his constituency with high class scholarship projects.

The MP has announced the official kicking off of scholarship program in partnership with Kenya Urban Roads Authority.

This comes after his successful lobby effort with the Director General of Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) Eng Silas Kinoti.

Babu Owino noted that the scholarships awarded under the community involvement Programme have officially kicked off.

“We had agreed to involve the Embakasi East community in KURA activities in the area and a scholarship program was touted as an appropriate means of securing meaningful local support.” he stated

This has seen 12 youths begin a Motorvehicle Mechanic Training Course while 18 others begin a Plant Operator Training Course on Monday and the final group of 40 begin their Driving Course on April 29.

Jointly, they had initiated the selection process in November of last year and those interested lodged their applications at the Embakasi East constituency office.

Babu Owino also stated that they have carefully divide the opportunities equally between both genders and to share them fairly and transparently along ethnic lines as well.

This program will go a long way in bettering the lives of many youth and will directly reduce the rates of unemployment.

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