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South Sudan nationals in Kenya petition their government to reciprocate the ‘goodness’ of Kenyans

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Nakuru Deputy Governor Dr.Erick Korir and Sudan South Nationals in Kenya during the event at Ingobor,Nakuru West.PHOTO/Courtesy.

Thousands of South Sudan nationals living in Kenya and USA have called on the government of South Sudan to ensure conducive working and living conditions for Kenyans in Jubaland.

Speaking at Ingobor area in Nakuru during the official opening of a Ksh 0.5 billion housing project built through their center piece global partners initiative, the south Sudan national noted that it was only important for the government of South Sudan to extend a hand of friendship to Kenyans as a reciprocation of the manner in which they have been accorded homely welcome and stay in Kenya.

Gabriel Maketh who is one of the founders of the center piece global partners initiative said that even after years of political turmoil in Jubaland; they found a shoulder to lean on in Kenya adding that most of the initiative members are former refugees at the Kakuma camp.

“We have had good friends in Kenya and that is why we are even able to invest here.The government of South Sudan should also reciprocate the same to our brothers and sisters from Kenya who are living in Jubaland”

Joseph Diing who is also a founder of the initiative said  that unlike before when they faced harassment from the police and government administrators, they have now been embraced thus their decision to put up investments in the country.

He said that completion of the huge investment is a testimony that despite facing rejection in their motherland, citizens can find refuge in foreign countries and invest there .

Diing pointed out that Kenyans living and working in Jubaland were facing many challenges ranging from taxation to infrastructure and there is need to have the same addressed in order to boost their investments in the country.

“The government of South Sudan should now look into a way of addressing the challenges facing Kenyans who are living in Jubaland” said Diing.

The event was also graced by Nakuru Deputy Governor Dr.Erick Korir who represented Governor Lee Kinyanjui.

While echoing sentiments by the investors, he said the county government of Nakuru will repair the road leading to the project in order to attract more investors in the area.

He lauded the South Sudan nationals living in Kenya for retaining their culture despite having lived in Kenya for many years.

“It is good that despite your many years in Kenya, you have continued to embrace your rich culture. As a county government, we shall improve the infrastructure in this area to ensure more investors” said Korir.

 

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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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