Deputy President William Ruto has challenged institutions of higher learning to align their programmes with the government’s development plan to enhance the chances of graduates of securing employment.
Speaking during the 5th graduation of Maasai Mara University, the deputy president said the government has prioritized key target areas of industrialization in an effort to create value and jobs for the youthful population.
Education has remained a priority area of the jubilee administration since it took over power in 2013.
The government investing enormous resources in building capacity for efforts that deputy president William Ruto says will be sustained.
Ruto said the Government will allocate resources to universities and other institutions of higher learning based on their programmes.
Education science and technology Principal Secretary, Professor Colleta Suda said that the government remains committed in improving the quality of education in the country’s tertiary institutions, a move supported by Narok governor Samuel Tunai
Ruto asked county governments to encourage local players to invest in the field of agro-processing, value addition and manufacturing saying that it has become clear that industrialization has driven many countries’ economies.