Kisii Governor Arati obtains voter registration for bursary distribution.
Kisii Governor Arati obtains voter registration; Through this, he complained that residents from his county were not voting.
He noted that most of the his residents do not vote but turn out in large numbers when it comes to services from the government, such as bursary application.
He stated,”We will use Independent Electoral Boundaries and Commission to identify those who voted in the last general election. Only those who took part in the exercise will be allowed to apply for county bursaries.”
“We must be purposeful in all we do, from participating in voting exercises and seeking benefits from elected leaders,” he added.
The governor warned that in case someone did not vote, they will miss the bursary and allow those who voted to reap the fruits they sow.
He stated,” If you did not take part in putting those leaders in office then you should be ready to forego bursaries.”
Kisii county was allocated a total of Ksh126 million for the bursary kitty, this means every ward would receive Ksh3 million each.
The governor however, promised to increase the amount.
He stated,”Owing to the growing number of deserving cases, my administration will now enhance the Ward bursary allocation from the current projected Ksh3 million to Ksh5 million in the next financial year.”
He further explained that the funds would only be available for secondary school students and topmost priority would be given to poor households.