Nakuru Town West Member of Parliament Samuel Arama has emphasised his commitment towards improving education standards in the constituency ahead of General Elections set for August this year
The second term legislator who was speaking while inspecting the ongoing project by the National government at Milimani primary school said he will keep partnering relevant stakeholders to prioritise education empowerment in the area.
“The project target to set up a modern center of excellence! A boys and girls boarding school that can accommodate more than 3000 pupils from within Nakuru and beyond.This has been my key area of investment because Education is the key and it forms an integral part of massive development in other sectors,” noted Arama.
Earlier this year, the vocal MP urged Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) in collaboration with Teachers Service Commission (TSC) to initiate a program for the recognition and appreciation of teachers who excelled in their duties saying that they undergo a lot of challenges when preparing students and making them perform well in their exams.
He lauded both Primary and Secondary teachers in his constituency for working hard to inspire good performance of Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations.
The lawmaker seeking re-election in the upcoming polls furtherattributed the tramendous improvement in this year’s exams to favourable learning environment put up by his office.
“The overall best pupil in my sub county scored 424 marks and we were ranked 13th nationally.The propeller being conducive learning environment, good working relationship on all set-ups, hardwork and discipline.Our teachers who are paramount in upbringing and academic enrichment of children need to be rewarded and I continue reiterating my message to the concerned parties to launch an initiative that would work towards realisation of the same” added the MP
Arama who was elected for the first term in 2013 on ODM ticket ,before being re-elected on Jubilee party ticket in 2017 said he is optimistic of victory on August 9,through the ruling party.
He has been one of the ardent supporters of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration with analysts saying his loyalty to the head of state has spurred development in his constituency.
He is credited for improvement of education standards in his constituency through increased allocation of bursaries to needy but bright students, a move that has contributed in good performance during national examinations.