By DAMARIS KING’ONDU.
Kitui South MP Hon Dr. Rachael Nyamai has today released Ksh 21,384,674 bursary funds in Ikutha sub county-Kitui South Costituency.
The funds will support the education of over 3000 needy learners in her constituency.
Among the beneficiaries are needy learners in secondary schools, colleges, universities and Special schools eg Mutomo school for the deaf,Ikanga VI,Mutha and Kyatune school for PH and MH.
Speaking when releasing the cheques to school heads, Dr. Nyamai said the bursaries will cushion needy parents from the harsh economic times occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic and a lasting drought in Kitui South,she also pleaded with the school heads to retain the students in school.
She urged parents and teachers to keep a constant eye on the children both at home and school respectively so as to instill good behaviour into them.
“You are all aware of increased arson cases in schools.Kindly be watchful over your children because indiscipline cases are on the rise” she cautioned