Government to fund further projects at Kaimosi Teachers and Training College

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Education CS Amina Mohamed arriving for the graduation ceremony at Kaimosi
Education CS Amina Mohamed arriving for the graduation ceremony at Kaimosi

Kaimosi Teachers Training College in Vihiga County is set to get more funds from the national government for infrastructural development. Speaking during the institution 86th graduation ceremony the Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed said the College needed more funds for its completion.

She said the national treasury had already released Kshs 42million during the last financial year, which had been spent on ongoing construction of female student hostels, the malty purpose hall at the college. “The ministry is pleased to note the money disbursed was well
utilized by the college administration,” said Ms Mohammed.

She disclosed the institution will receive a further Kshs 40 million in the next financial year for completion of the construction of the buildings. The CS said the government had allocated money towards the improvement of infrastructural projects in the entire 27 teacher training colleges countrywide.

She assured parents, students and staff the government would assist Kaimosi Friends University College (KAFUCO) in putting in place the requisite structures to enable it to secure a charter.

KAFUCO is a constituent college of Masinde Muliro University of
Science and Technology (MMUST). A total of 380 students graduated and were variously awarded Diploma, P1 and ECDE certificates.

The ceremony was attended by Vihiga County Commissioner, Mr. John Chelimo, area Governor Wilbur Ottichilo, his Deputy Dr. Patrick Saisi, National Police Service Commission (NPSC) Chairperson Johnston Kavuludi, KAFUCO Principal Professor Jacob Nandi, the institution Principal Mr. Benson Onzere Mudangale and officials in the education
ministry.