Nabiswa ward students promised bursaries from secondary schools to universities

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Residents being addressed by Jemanuru
Residents being addressed by Jemanuru

Nabiswa Member of County Assembly in Kiminini constituency Martin Jemanuru has promised to increase and give bursaries to all needy students from secondary schools to Universities if he gets elected for the second term as an MCA in the 9th August polls.

Addressing residents at Nabunga area, Jemanuru emphasized on the importance of education among them citing its benefits in the life of youths in Nabiswa ward. He promised to increase funding and establish tertiary institutions within the ward to cater for the needs of increasing population of untrained youths.

He vowed to help all students who will not be able to raise college fees after secondary education, to join colleges or polytechnics in order to acquire basic skills that will help them in life.

He called on residents to venture in micro businesses that will enable them meet their daily needs. He later pledged to provide them with business grants by saying that the government will empower them to do business but it will not be able to provide jobs for everyone.

“We are having a plan if I get elected for the second term to ensure that people in this ward receive skills and business grants to help them do small businesses since we will not be able to provide jobs to everybody due to limited opportunities.” He said.

Moreover, he promised to work together with the Ministry of Health in ensuring that all medical institutions and hospitals within the ward are equipped with enough medicine and other medical apparatus for appropriate medical services to the residents of Nabiswa.

He further promised to give National Hospital Insurance Fund (NHIF) cards to elderly, widows and all needy people in Nabiswa.

Furthermore, he assured residents that they will be given subsidized fertilizers and seeds before and during every planting season to help them plant their crops early enough in order to increase food production in the region.

By Andrew Fingili