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Koskei Calls for Promotion of girl child education

Koskei Calls for Promotion of girl child education


Sunday 17th March 2024,

KNA by Linet Wafula

Head of Public Service Felix Koskei has urged parents from Nandi County to invest in girl child education for better future and prosperity.

Koskei who was speaking at Kapsbet Girls High School during a thanksgiving day stressed that by investing in the girl child the entire community and society was sowing a future of progress for many generations.

“We want to celebrate girls and invest more in their wellbeing and education so that tomorrow they will lead this Country with a lot of knowledge. The surest child who can take good care of their parents and build a prosperous and peaceful society is the girl child.. Boy child disappear along the way but girl child always keep in touch,” he said.

Koskei noted that a girls’ education has direct impact on Country’s social, economic and practical wellbeing adding that an educated mother is very productive in the society.

He advised parents to support their children in school in order for them to excel, saying failure to follow up on academic performance makes children relax resulting in poor performance.

“The say education is an equalizer and best investment a parent can give to a child. Let us secure the future of our children by giving them the best education and work hand in hand with teachers to ensure they excel,” he said.

Koskei who was accompanied by Basic Education Principal Secretary Dr.Belio Kipsang assured the school administration of Government’s support to improve infrastructure and mentor girls for better results.

Dr.Kipsang congratulated the school for the better performance and learning clean without involving in academic doping.He said educated girls narrow the gender pay gap, boost workforce participation, and promote self-sufficiency to foster an inclusive society with equal opportunities for all to thrive.

“When we invest in you, we invest in the future and any good person will invest in future because we want to anchor this Country well. And you are the people who will take this Country to the next level. We shall continue praying for you as parents to ensure you excel well,” he said.

Nandi Governor Stephen Sang reaffirmed his steadfast commitment to providing comprehensive support to all educational institutions within the county to enable the schools thrive and succeed academically.

Education stakeholders present noted that investing in girl’s education transforms communities, countries and the entire world adding that girls who receive an education are less likely to marry young and more likely to lead healthy and productive lives.

Courtesy; KNA

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