The Star (Kenya)

Gov­ern­ment to make school desks at a cost of Sh1.9bn

- ALPHONCE GARI/THE Education · Nairobi · Chilean Ministry of Health · Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination · Ministry of Health (Saudi Arabia) · Kilifi

gov­ern­ment has set aside Sh1.9 bil­lion for mak­ing spe­cialised desks for all pri­mary and sec­ondary schools.

Ed­u­ca­tion Cab­i­net Sec­re­tary Ge­orge Magoha said the gov­ern­ment has come up with a de­sign for the desks to be made in all coun­ties.

Speak­ing af­ter in­spect­ing Pwani Univer­sity in Kil­ifi to as­sess the pre­pared­ness of the in­sti­tu­tion to re­open in line with the Covid-19 pro­to­cols, he said they have al­ready de­vel­oped a pro­to­type of the desks.

“All the 47 county com­mis­sion­ers have al­ready been called to Nairobi to take the the pro­to­type to be repli­cated at the sub­county level,” he said.

Magoha said the gov­ern­ment was do­ing its best to en­sure schools com­ply with the Min­istry of Health guide­lines and pro­to­cols.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Kenya