Othaya constituency has resorted to turn one day school in each ward to be a centre of excellence.
Once the institutions are upgraded, the day school students will enjoy services of the facility similar to those in boarding.
“The objective is to ensure day schools have facilities similar to those in boarding institutions” said the area MP, Gichuki Mugambi
Othaya NG-CDF will be used to upgrade the selected learning institutions.
The area MP on Friday, presented a Sh7.5 million, 51-seater school bus bought with CDF to Kiahagu Day Secondary School which has been selected to pioneer the project.
Furthermore, a standard laboratory has been built, while a computer lab and a library are ongoing.
“We have picked a school in every ward. Every year we are going to be promoting one school in each of our four wards into a center of excellence. I started with Kiahagu Secondary School because it has the biggest population in day schools. It has 420 students, it’s in town and so it is centrally accessible from all wards.” He said
The MP also distributed revision books to
56 primary schools received revision books procured by NG-CDF for Ksh6 million. The MP distributed the revision books to help pupils revise and prepare for their forthcoming exams.
Ruth Ngechu, who is the chairperson of Kiahagu school Board of Management thanked CDF for the bus and the school’s infrastructure improvements.