Nairobi City County Deputy Govenor Ann Kananu has promised to work with all the 17 MPs and the national government to upgrade learning facilities in the county.
While recognising that education is not entirely devolved, Ms Kananu noted that it paramount for all stakeholders to work together to secure the future of thousands of students at various level of learning.
” We have a role to play in building enough and quality ECDE centres in all our schools , building more technical and vocational training institutions even as we support efforts by our MPs in upgrading Primary and Secondary School infrastructure,”
She noted that Nairobi faces a major challenge of putting up more Primary and Secondary Schools to cater for the rising population.
” It is a reality that we have to begin dealing with as early as now before it becomes a big crisis.
She was speaking in Kibra when she unveiled new look classrooms at Kibra Secondary School.The classes were funded by Kibra NG-CDF under the leadership of area MP Imran Okoth.
The new building has a total of 13 classes which will be able to accommodate 64 students, a computer lab, 15 offices,two science lab, a library and boardroom.
The school will now be able to accommodate 700 students from the current 202.