MP Kathambi lashes out at Ministry over ‘laxity’ in registration of schools

Njoro MP Charity Kathambi has lashed out at the Ministry of education over what she termed laxity in registration of more schools in Njoro Sub County. While lauding the government policy of 100 percent transition from Primary to secondary, the vocal Nakuru Legislator was categorical that Njoro needs more secondary schools to make the policy successful. The MP was speaking at Njoro Park on Thursday during the launch and issuance of Njoro NG-CDF bursary cheques worth Kshs.44 Million where she vowed to ensure matters education are given priority in the…

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Hundreds of parents camp at MP’s office over bursary forms

Hundreds of parents spent the better part of Monday at Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama’s office trying to sort out issues pertaining their bursary forms. This is after it merged that their bursary fees application forms for their children had been rejected.The MP in a statement to press stated that the forms had been rejected after parents failed to attach necessary documents while applying for the NG-CDF bursary. He however assured parents that the matter will be sorted out through his NG-CDF office. “There were some parents who did…

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Nakuru MCA on spot over ‘nepotism’ claims in bursary allocation

A Njoro community based organization has written to the Ethics and anti-corruption commission demanding urgent investigation in the office of Njoro MCA and Ward bursary committee. In a letter dated 1st October 2018 addressed to the Director EACC South Rift regional office in Nakuru and carbon copied to the County Bursary Committee chair, Beeston Community Based Organization has raised concerns over the manner in which county bursary in particular Njoro ward was disbursed between July and September 2018. According to the Njoro Based CBO, the exercise was influenced by nepotism…

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County launches 67 million bursary to benefit 12,000 needy students

The county government of Nakuru on Wednesday launched the second bursary allocation worth Kshs.67 million that will benefit 12,000 needy students in the County. Speaking during the launch at the Kiamaina in Bahati sub county, Deputy governor Dr.Erick Korir said the money was part of Kshs.110 million that was set aside for bursaries during the 2018/2019 Financial Year. “Today we are launching the second bursary allocation worth Kshs.67 million that will benefit 12,000 needy students in the County. This was part of Kshs.110 million that was set aside for bursaries…

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