Don’t create nonexistent issues
Education CS Professor George Magoha speaking to the media moments after visiting Mutira Girls secondary school in Kirinyaga County where he also laid a foundation stone for the construction of a new classroom this afternoon
Education CS Professor George Magoha has told politicians to stop creating nonexistent issues on matters education .
He said his was to serve diligently the government of President Uhuru Kenyatta and to oversee the full implementation of education policies to the letter .
The tough talking CS said national examinations will take place in December this year and told off those who were of different schools of thought over the matter.
Education CS Professor George Magoha laying a foundation stone at Mutira Girls secondary school,Kirinyaga County this afternoon
“Due to the disruption of the examination calendar by the outbreak of covid pandemic hence we are going to have the national examinations in march/april this year while normalcy will prevail in December all factors being equal,”he assured .
Speaking at Mutira Girls Secondary school in Kirinyaga County the CS told politicians claiming certain things were undoable to wait for the next dispensation and advance their course .
“As for now am doing all that I have been directed by my appointing authority to implement on matters education and whether I will be there or not that’s a story for another day ,”he stressed .
He said the government through his ministry was doing all it could to ensure there was smooth transition of the Competency Based Curriculum (CBC), and told off those who were opposed to it yet it was set to transform the country into another world.
A section of Mutira Girls secondary school, Kirinyaga County being addressed by the Education CS Professor George Magoha this afternoon
While at the school he told the students none of them was of a lesser God hence the uniformity the CBC was set to bring into the new education system.
He said the government had approved sh 5.2 billion for infrastructure development across the country in readiness for the transition which is in due course .
“All the contracts to build extra classrooms across the country have been taken save for about I per cent in certain areas but we have instructed the respective county Directors of education to award them to the next bidders ,in order to beat the demand for classrooms when the transition comes into effect ,” the CS said.
During his brief visit to the school Magoha laid a foundation stone for a modern classroom while tomorrow ,he was set to open one such completed facility at Ungunja .