Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza presents a dummy cheque to MCAs from North Imenti. The county has allocated Sh136 million for bursaries.

Meru governor Kawira Mwangaza on Monday kicked off the distribution of Sh136 million bursary kitty fund amid calls for transparency.

Governor Mwangaza kicked off the distribution of the cheques in North Imenti, before proceeding to Imenti Central and Imenti South.

Speaking at Kiamwitari in Imenti North, the governor said she was keen on ensuring only the deserving students get bursaries from the county.

Governor Kawira Mwangaza hands over a bursary kitty cheque of Sh14.5 million to MCAs from North Imenti. PHOTO/COURTESY

“I have directed the county education department to ensure every cheque is accompanied by the names of the beneficiaries. We will ensure the process is as transparent as possible,” she said.

Governor Mwangaza said the beneficiaries would receive between Sh2,000 and Sh10,000 with the lowest being students from day secondary school.


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