Senator wants course on corruption introduced in schools
09 November 2015, 21:32
Murang'a - Murang’a Senator, Kembi Gitura has called on the government to introduce courses touching on integrity, nationality and cohesion in the education curriculum in order to stem run away corruption in the country.
Kembi said young children need to be taught on the consequences of corruption and how to embrace integrity so as to build a better society.
Speaking at Mbiri Primary school in Murang’a town, the Senator observed that the high level of corruption thriving in both public and private sectors can be contained through various measures like teaching young children good morals.
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He said the new subjects should be introduced at all levels of education in order to nurture nationalism and integrity among young people.
“There is need to teach our young children the negative impact of corruption and tribalism as early as class one so they can grow knowing how to avoid indulging in such vices,” stressed Kembi who is also the Senate Deputy Speaker.
He said only through education the destiny of the country can be reshaped.
Kembi said Kenya needs to employ proper strategies to fight corruption and introduce stiff penalties to those found perpetuating corruption.
He warned that Kenya’s economy will go down if corruption is not curbed.
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