Nairobi’s acting Governor Benson Mutura has been urged to give bursaries to needy students.
Speaking while visiting orphaned children in Nairobi’s Soweto slums, former Embakasi East MP John Ogutu Omondi said the acting governor should prioritize education.
“The only legacy he can be able to achieve as acting Governor is to ensure slum kids get bursaries. This will help keep the kids in schools and both parents and the children will remember him,” Omondi said.
Mutura took over as acting Governor after Governor Mike Sonko was “allegedly impeached by 88 MCAs”.
“He should write cheques for the year 2020 when Sonko was barred from office. Then also give out bursary cheques for the yar 2021. This is the best gift he can give to the poor slum kids,” Omondi added.
Schools opened in Kenya on Monday 4th and social distancing has been a nightmare since little was done to construct more classroom.
Most parents in slum areas depend on the bursaries to educate their children.