Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has today launched issuance of school bursaries totalling to Ksh 60M.
Speaking at Matinyani shopping centre Governor Ngilu urged the students to concentrate on their studies and shun immoral behaviour.
She further called on parents and guardians to support girls in education and encouraged them to work hard in school.
The bursary will benefit more than 10,000 learners, each ward benefiting with Ksh 1.5M, where the beneficiaries were selected at the village level through public participation.
Secondary schools have an allocation of at least Ksh 38M, Universities and Colleges more than Ksh 14M, Vocational Centres more than Ksh 4M and special schools getting more than Ksh 2M.
The event took place at Matinyani Shopping centre in Kitui West.