Kibabii University. Photo/the-star.co.ke
President Kenyatta also listed Kibabii University in Bungoma , which has already received a Charter , as another successful initiative of his Government.
Like many other institutions of higher learning, said the President, Kibabii University has funding challenges . He said its among the institutions under the Ministry of Education’s Active Program over better utilization of funds.
He said Kaimosi TTC is also on the cards of his Government for elevation to a University so that many more local students can access higher Education.
In four years, said the Head of State, the Government has initiated the construction of the largest number of roads in Western Kenya than any other Government.
“We have done quite a lot in Western Kenya. We (Jubilee Government) has delivered our promise to Western Kenya. We are asking the people in this region to allow us continue with this development”, said the President who has visited the region more than 12 times during his tenure as Head of State.
President Kenyatta said two Hospitals in each of the four Counties had also benefited from a Sh 800 in modern facilities-ensuring people in the region can access health services in their counties.
President Kenyatta also outlined key priority areas of his Government when re-elected on August 8th.
Free education, cutting the cost of living, creation of jobs for the youth, completion of ongoing construction of roads and the expansion of the last-mile electricity connection are the key priorities of his Government, he said on the KBC-live program which was broadcasting through more than 15 radio platforms.
“These are the most important issues and priority areas of my Government”, he said