Malava national government constituency fund (NG-CDF) has promised to equip its sub county departments to cushion them from various needs bedevilling them.
Speaking while handing over a brand-new vehicle (Isuzu Dmax double cabin) to the sub county director of education Rose Chisumi at the Malava offices, Area Mp Malulu Injendi said the constituency was lagging behind in development matters due to poor service delivery brought about lack of adequate necessities such as vehicles furniture personnel and expertise.
“The acquisition of the vehicle for the Ministry of Education had been long overdue, taking a decade to materialize,” he acknowledged.
The MP also reminisced about the inception of this initiative with the former Sub-County Director, Anne Shiundu, highlighting the challenges she faced in navigating the sub-county to address education matters.
Injendi expressed the commitment of the CDF to assist other departments facing similar handicaps, ensuring efficient service delivery to the citizens.
Plans were unveiled to purchase school buses for Shamoni and Chimoroni secondary schools, with additional institutions benefiting from infrastructure projects.
Injendi acknowledged budget constraints but assured that supplementary budgets were being explored to meet the diverse needs of each institution.
Underlining his prioritization of education in the sub-county, Injendi stressed its pivotal role in societal and national development.
He announced the establishment of storey classes in Lugusi Primary and Secondary, along with Kimang’eti Girls, addressing the persistent challenge of limited land for expansion.
“The new vehicle would also benefit other departments, including social services and children, who had submitted similar requests,” the MP clarified.
He urged patience from departments awaiting responses, assuring that the CDF was addressing the most urgent needs first.
The Sub-County Director of Education emphasized the significance of the vehicle for enhancing mobility in reaching schools located in remote areas.
She pledged to conduct frequent school inspections to improve overall performance and requested continued support from the CDF committee for fuelling and maintenance until the Ministry of Education assumes responsibility.
Deputy County Commissioner Florence Omieno commended the CDF’s efforts, particularly Injendi’s commitment to uplifting education standards.
She recognized the positive impact of CDF’s bursary allocations in facilitating access to education for needy students.
Knut Western Region National Executive Member and Kakamega North Knut Treasurer Emily Mito expressed gratitude for the MP’s unwavering support in education matters, anticipating positive outcomes for education standards in the sub-county.
By Andanje Wakhungu
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