Lusaka says bursaries are for the needy
26 December 2013, 17:41
Bungoma - Bungoma governor, Ken Lusaka has warned able families against applying or colluding with officers to access bursary meant for needy students.
Lusaka was speaking to the press when he announced that KES 45 million has been released to various wards in the county to cater for needy students' fees.
"KES 45 million bursary for needy students disbursed to wards will be allocated to every needy students upon strict scrutiny to ensure that able families to benefit from it," said Lusaka.
"I call upon needy students to start applying for the bursary in their respective wards to cater for their education in the opening of schools in 2014," he added.
Lusaka further said that the county intends to acquire nine vehicles to ferry patients to hospital during emergency.
He said that this will reduce unwanted deaths of patients residing in areas far from health centres as far as his administration looks into ways of improving road condition.
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