School students join Uhuru in Cabinet meeting
21 May 2015, 18:14
Nairobi - There was history in the making as school students were for the first time in the history of the nation allowed to sit in on a cabinet meeting.
President Uhuru Kenyatta in the rare move and invited students and pupils drawn from schools all over the country to witness Cabinet in session.
The move was undertaken courtesy of the Pupils Rewarding Scheme PURES mentorship programme.
This effort has the objective of encouraging students to aspire to be future leaders and aims at inculcating the right leadership values in them at an early age.
This is part of a leadership development programme being spearheaded by the President where the student are sensitized on ethical and committed leadership, honesty and patriotism.
The students will also tour Parliament, the Department of Defence, and the Judiciary in the programme.
The President was chairing the 5th Cabinet meeting at State House where the Cabinet considered and approved the following constitutional bills and major policy issues.
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