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Government’s message to youths as Kazi Mtaani comes to an end

Government Spokesperson Rtd Col.Cyrus Oguna has called on youths to maximize on funds set aside for them by government even as National Hygiene Programme dubbed Kazi Program draws to a close.

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Government Spokesperson Rtd Col.Cyrus Oguna addressing media at Mazembe grounds in Nakuru West sub county.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.

Government Spokesperson Rtd Col.Cyrus Oguna has called on youths to maximize on funds set aside for them by government even as National Hygiene Programme dubbed Kazi Program draws to a close.

Speaking on Friday at Mazembe grounds in Nakuru West sub county where he had an engagement with locals on various government projects, Oguna revealed that the program might come to an end in March.

He lauded the Kazi Mtaani program stating that since inception, the program has been able to transform the society besides empowering youths who had lost jobs.

The Government spokesperson was however quick to call on youths to think big even beyond the Kazi Mtaani.

While hinting at possible end to the Program, Oguna called on youths to continue maximizing on the many funds set for them by the government.

He cited some of the programs such as Ajira digital and Kenya Youth Employment & Opportunities Project (KYEOP) as some of the avenues that the government will continue to use to empower youths.

“We need to think beyond Kazi Mtaani. This program came to transform society and empower youths who had lost jobs during COVID-19.The program might not go on for long but youths should make use of the government opportunities to sustain themselves. Youths should make good use of the various funds set aside by the government.” he said.

Oguna who lauded the Big 4 agenda of the Jubilee administration said the government is committed towards a better country through development.

On matters BBI,the government spokesperson calling for the need to sensitize the  youths so that they can shun divisive politicians.

“Lack of confidence among youths is a hindrance to Development. Politics are there but we have to maintain peace” he said.

Similar sentiments echoed by Nakuru County Commissioner Erastus Mbui who called on youths to shun divisive politicians.

According to Mbui, such politicians have no room in the country towards development agenda as they mean no good.

“Youths are majority in this country and they will only move forward if they can shun divisive leaders who mean no good for this country” he said.

The government’s National Hygiene Programme dubbed Kazi Mtaani was started last years following COVID-19 pandemic.

The program was announced by President Uhuru Kenyatta and meant to provide social protection for workers whose prospects for daily or casual work had been disrupted by the containment policies put in place to limit the spread of Covid-19.

The programme which is under the State Department of Housing and Urban Development will now come to an end on March 4.

Beneficiaries are paid a weekly stipend of Sh1, 000 by the State Department of Interior and Co-ordination of the National Government through M-Pesa.

The project is located in 23 informal settlements and seeks to improve urban infrastructure and services.

 

 

 

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Over 3,000 Form One students to get full term scholarship from Nakuru West NG-CDF kitty

Under the Patronage of area MP Samuel Arama, a total of 1,200 student joining Boarding schools will benefit from the program with full term fee paid.

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Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama during the issuance of the Bursary cheques to Form One students joining Boarding schools.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Nakuru Town West NG-CDF kitty will catter for full first term fee for students joining Form one this month.

Under the Patronage of area MP Samuel Arama, a total of 1,200 student joining Boarding schools will benefit from the program with full term fee paid.

Another 2,000 students joining Day Secondary schools will also get Kshs.10,000 each.

Speaking to this writer just a day after issuance of the cheques to those joining Boarding schools, Arama said this is inline with the government policy on 100 percent transition from primary to secondary.

While noting high level of poverty in the area, the vocal Nakuru Lawmaker said education was the only way to save the situation.

“I saw how parents were suffering and I decided that all Form ones must be in school by paying their first term fee through the NG-CDF kitty”  he said.

He prides in the program as the only Legislator who has ensured education for all.

The Lawmaker once again challenged national government to put more effort so that the 100 percent transition policy can be successful.

 

 

 

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Arama differs with Jubilee, ODM over issuance of certificates to ‘unpopular’ MCA aspirants

Speaking at Nakuru West NG-CDF offices on Tuesday during the issuance of Form One Boarding bursary cheques, the Jubilee Law maker cited Shabaab ward where as per opinion poll carried out, James Garang was popular but the party instead handed certificate to Jimmy Wagakabu.

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Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama outside Nakuru West NG-CDF offices during the issuance of Form One Boarding bursary cheques.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama has strongly differed with Jubilee  over what he termed is issuance of nomination certificates to unpopular aspirants in various wards in Nakuru Town West constituency.

Speaking at Nakuru West NG-CDF offices on Tuesday during the issuance of Form One Boarding bursary cheques, the Jubilee Law maker cited Shabaab ward where as per opinion poll carried out, James Garang was popular but the party instead handed certificate to Jimmy Wagakabu.

Arama also questioned why in ODM party in Kaptembwa ward decided to give certificate to Peter Kajwang instead of George Okoth whom opinion poll showed he was leading.

The vocal Nakuru Legislator who is serving his second term furiously urged the two parties to rethink of the decision they had taken in the various wards in Nakuru Town West constituency.

He slammed at a section of individuals in Nakuru Town West who have tendency of rushing to political parties head offices in Nairobi with ‘tribal tags’ in order to be favoured saying such is uncalled for.

“Some people are busy using their ‘god fathers’ to deny the right people who are popular to get chance in leadership which is not right” said Arama.

Arama called on residents of Nakuru Town West not to focus on parties but elect individuals who are development focused and ready to serve the society.

He vowed to work and support Garang as well as Okoth in their political career since they were the people’s choice in Shabaab and Kaptembwa wards respectively.

Arama has on many occasions reminded locals that the development being realized in Nakuru Town West constituency was as a result of his good relationship with President Uhuru Kenyatta and the Jubilee government.

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Reprieve for Nakuru West parents as MP Arama vows to pay full term one fee for Form one students

He reminded his constituents that Azimio was the way to go and that the coalition would form the next government.

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Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama at a past function.PHOTO/Pristone Mambili.

Parents with Form one students in Nakuru Town West constituency have a reason to smile after area MP Samuel Arama vowed to pay their full term one fee.

Speaking when he hosted a Thanksgiving event after receiving Jubilee party primaries certificate, Arama assured parents that the NG-CDF kitty will ensure all Form one students are in school.

He added, that this is in line with government policy on 100 percent transition.

The second term serving Lawmaker once again revealed that the gesture was not political but as a leader he was determined to ensure all children are in school.

“I want to state here categorically that all Form one students in this constituency must get bursary for full first term.Let parents buy other necessities but the NG-CDF office will cater for first term fee” he said.

The vocal Legislator also hitting at Deputy President William Ruto and his allies over what he termed is trying to interfere with Nakuru Town West politics.

According to him,Nakuru Town West residents fully back Azimio.

“I want to tell Deputy President William Ruto and Susan Kihika that let them focus on their political career and stop trying to interfere with Nakuru Town West politics” said Arama.

Arama also used the moment to drum support for Azimio la Umoja-One Kenya and Presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga.

He reminded his constituents that Azimio was the way to go and that the coalition would form the next government.

“We are in Azimio and everyone has agreed that is the way to go.In Nakuru Town West there is no politics of division and no one should try to bring such. We want leaders who can deliver” he said.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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