GOVERNMENT ALLOCATES MORE MONEY FOR STUDENTS TO JOIN TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS.

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Deputy President William Ruto speaking to parents and students at Nairobi school.

BY SAM ALFAN.

The government has increased the number of students joining tertiary institutions.

50,000 more students will join Technical and Vocational Education and Training institutions (TVET) following the increment in public intake aimed at combating unemployment among youth.

Higher Education and Loans Board has also allocated Sh500 Million to be availed to 20,000 students interested in pursuing technical education in Kenya.

Already Sh396 million of the money has been disbursed to 11,000 students in over 2000 technical institutions across the country.

Cabinet Secretary Dr Fred Matiang’i urged such institutions to maximize on Vocational, Technical and Science, Technology engineering and Mathematics training and desist from offering predominant art based courses whose job market is not certain.

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