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"Sorry but We Will Not..." State Agency Says Dealing Raila Odinga's Proposal a Huge Blow

Raila Odinga's proposal to have loans issued by the Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) turned into grants has received a huge blow from the government agency.

According to them, they will not turn students' loams into grants into a grant saying that the move would kill the mission of having the agency having been formed by the government through an act of parliament.

The Chief Executive Officer of HELB has since noted that such a move as proposed would end up forcing thousands of students to miss out on their university and tertiary education.

“This is money (grant) is paid to students in universities through the Differentiated Unit Cost (DUC) and they do not pay it back,” said Ringera.

This follows Raila Odinga's proposal that they would turn the loans into grants ones he takes over as the Head of State succeding president Uhuru Kenyatta.

Thus is a huge blow to Raila Odinga since it may portray him as a person whose proposal have been rejected with most of his opponents opposing the ksh 6,000 promise to young people too.

Most of the ones who have called him out for the proposal have said that he is trying to advance for issuance of handouts with deputy president William Ruto being among the ones opoksed to such a move.

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