President Uhuru Kenyatta has stated that his government is committed to ensuring all kids get basic education by providing the required infrastructure.
The head of state spoke when he handed over a 52-seater bus to Kamacharia Girls Secondary School from Murang’a County at the Statehouse, Nairobi, Tuesday.
“Work hard, be diligent. You have a long way to go. Let us not be in a rush, there is no need to rush be focused in your studies,” said the president.
President Kenyatta further challenged students across the country to work hard in their studies and cautioned them against detractors such as adolescent sexual relations. He asked students to instead aim for good results in their school work.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has today handed over a 52-seater bus to Kamacharia Girls Secondary School from Murang'a County. The President also donated indigenous seedlings to the school and challenged the girls to always be mindful and sensitive to their physical environment. pic.twitter.com/pMZYUXb1jC
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“This is really to encourage you that as you go along with your studies, you need also to do the best. With this support it would be equally rewarding for us to see good results at the end of the year from you,” President Kenyatta told students of Kamacharia Girls.
Kenyatta said the government will continue investing in the expansion of infrastructure in schools to ensure all Kenyan children have access to education.
Besides the bus, President Kenyatta also donated indigenous tree seedlings to the school and challenged the girls to always be mindful and sensitive to their physical environment.
Mathioya Member of Parliament Peter Kimari Kihara who accompanied the school’s board members, teachers and the students expressed gratitude to the President for the ongoing development projects in his constituency.
He cited various complete and ongoing development projects in his constituency among them roads and electricity connections initiated during President Kenyatta’s term.
The MP thanked President Kenyatta for the Sh150 million allocated for the upgrading of Mathioya Technical College by the national government saying the institution is key to the future well being of the youth in his constituency.