The National government in conjunction with the Kenya Literature Bureau (KLB) has kicked off the distribution of eighteen Million books in primary and secondary public schools nation wide.
This is according to the Director Kenya Literature Bureau Mr Sammy Chepkwony who said the government has embarked on the supply of text books to public institutions.
Speaking at Kapsabet Boys National school in Nandi where he had toured to monitor the distribution, Chepkwony cited that the text books has a lot of input and chosen wisely with quality in nature thus is a student friendly book.
Kapsabet Boys High school has received 50% of text books from KLB that is the first batch if Three English, Biology and chemistry while the remaining to be received.
The Director revealed the government gave Kenya Literature Bureau the opportunity to publish, print and supply text books to schools thus as the bureau decided that this years school text book project are available.
He thanked the government of Kenya for the supply of books to school ie the idea of each student having a text book, asking the students to use the resources in shaping their future.
The Director encouraged students to use the property well citing the government is investing heavily in them through the books.Moreover, the books will encourage competence based performance to schools.
The school for the first time have experienced a large number of form ones admitted this year that is excess of a total of 154 which requires Three streams unlike prior years which has been admitting a maximum of 250.
This year, the government gave the school a total of 384 form one students which is excess and requires the institution to turn other facilities to classrooms in order to accommodate them.