Parents and university students across the country can now smile after Education Cabinet Secretary Ezekiel Machogu said the government has no plans to privatize public universities neither will the fees be increased. He maintained that the government aims at safeguarding the financial stability of universities and ensuring affordable access to higher education to all. Machogu was speaking at the 10th anniversary celebrations of Kabianga University and its endowment fund raising at Kabianga, Kericho county.
Ezekiel Machogu was representing president William Ruto who was the chief guest in the event. Over Ksh.7.5 million was raised for the endowment fund to cater for the bright but needy students at Kabianga University. Present during the event were Kericho county governor Dr.Erick Mutai, PS Betty Muganda among other government officials.
Parents and students across the country have been worried after the information on proposal of increasing the university fee spread all over across social media raising a lot of concern and discussions.
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