Kisii county governor James Ongwae has said his government will distribute 135m bursary funds in the next two weeks to students who applied in the county to support them in acquiring education.
According to Ongwae education is not a devolved function but the county always puts its effort in making sure children are accessing education to help them in future.
Addressing residents on Friday during the celebrations of Madaraka day at Iterio in Bochari constituency, Ongwae noted that the money has been set aside to help needy students and assured them to receive in two weeks time.
“We want our children to acquire education to benefit them in future and the only way of facilitating this is through bursaries,” Ongwae said.
He also said the county has employed more than 1,000 ECD teachers across the county and promised to employs more under his leadership.
Ongwae promised to erect stalls in various markets across the county to help Mama Mbogas when they conduct their business in the county.
“My county government has set aside money to construct market shades across the county including Kegogi ,Matongo ,Bobaracho,Igare,Gesonso Sengera among other markets ,” said Ongwae.
He also promised to do more development during his term as the governor to benefit residents after being reelected as the county governor of Kisii county