Former prime Minister and Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party leader has been holding meetings with different groups of representatives accross the country including Church leaders.
On Tuesday 28th September, the ODM leader met political bigwigs or rather received major boost in his State House bid after team of businessmen and billionaires from Mount Kenya region said they support him in the upcoming poll.
Speaking during a meeting with the Buy Kenya Build Kenya elite in Nairobi, the ODM leader asked the government to review the curriculum to make it more beneficial for the youths. Raila who has been advocating for better jobs for the youths said that a lot of money is wasted by the government on an outdated curriculum.
"The curriculum really needs to be properly looked at by the government and approved, because you waste money that can be better be deployed to train somebody who is unemployment," The former prime Minister reiterated.
He also said the that the costs of education needs to be reviewed. According to Raila, the cost of educating, training and equipping the youths with the needed skills was enormous, which in turn made the cost of hiring them higher compared to hiring nationals from other countries.
He further ask Kenya to borrow a leaf from Chaina - which focused on creating cheap but highly proficient labour.
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