UDF promises free secondary education
02 August 2012, 18:55
Over the last two terms, President Mwai Kibaki has expressed good governance one of them being making free primary education realistic.
"Our goal as United Democratic Forum party is to make free secondary education realistic if we win the coming general elections| Assistant Industrialization Minister Nderitu Muriithi has said.
Mr. Nderitu also added that the party will erase all corrupt leaders in a bid to realize economic liberation in Kenya through education.
“When you deliberately deny a child freedom of education, you are definitely killing the economy”, said the Laikipia West MP.
The MP was speaking during a prize giving ceremony at Tigithi Primary School which is at Matanya Location in Laikipia Central.
He said that 30 percent of Kenya’s resources ebb away in corruption and that if the vise is wiped away, economy can be reformed and be a beneficial to all Kenyans.
Nderitu said that more than 500,000 young people lack opportunities to join secondary schools every year due to lack of school fees, adding that UDF is fully destined towards realization of vision 2030.
“As citizens of this nation, we should equip our polytechnics so as to create more chances to students who complete the secondary education”, added Nderitu.
The Assistant Minister said that UDF was present at coast province when the ruling on MRC was made by the court and that the new constitution will finally have its way into the case.
Nderitu further said that the group and others like mungiki are witnessed due to economic constrains facing them.
The Laikipia County Governor hopeful on a UDF party seat urged Kenyans to engage themselves in income generating projects so as to curb poverty and boost their children’s education to high limits.
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