Mombasa,KENYA:The Ministry of education has released a grant of one hundred million shillings to assist in relocating of Mama Ngina girls secondary school to a new piece of land.
Speaking at Mama Ngina secondary school on Wednesday morning the acting Cabinet secretary for education Fred Matiang’i said the government has purchased a 10 acre piece of land to build the school.
This is to enable the school which is built on a half acre of land to get enough space of expansion.
The school principal Mwanahamisi Omar said that the school lacks recreation facilities due to inadequate space and they are forced to hire a pitch twice a week to enable students participate in sports.
But Dr.Matiang’i has assured the school management that the president Uhuru Kenyatta will come to lay the foundation of school in Shimo la Tewa area of Kilifi county in February.
‘I promise you the government is going to ensure that by January 2019 you relocate to a new piece of land’ said Matiang’i.
He has also called upon the students to work hard and not involve themselves in examination irregularities.
“The government has already allocated 22,240 shillings as tuition fee for each and everyone of you” Matiangi told the students at Mama Ngina secondary.
He also added that the ministry had already paid examination fee for all the form four students.