State sets aside Ksh. 100m to rebuild Schools torched by bandits in Turkana
Education cabinet Secretary (CS) Ezekiel Mochogu has confirmed that State has set aside Ksh. 100 million to rebuild schools that were set ablaze in Turkana by bandits suspected to be from neighbouring Pokot county.
While Speaking at Lodwar girls primary on Tue, Mar 7, Mochogu said the effort is to ensure learning is returned to normalcy in the banditry prone zones.
He asked the county’s education director to have contractors on standby.
“We have put aside Ksh. 100 million to rebuild schools that were set ablaze by bandits, the leadership here (Turkana) should now have contractors on standby,” Mochogu said.
Mr. Mochogu also pledged his commitment to ensure school feeding program is back in Turkana county.
“We also have money for school feeding program, I assure you my commitment to ensure food is available by next week in all school here,” he said.
He was accompanied by Kanamkemer ward MCA James ikeny and his counterpart from Kanga’totha, Alany, Turkana county security officers just to mention a few.