The Cabinet Secretary for Education Machogu has today delivered a disheartening and discouraging news to the university students especially the ones from poor backgrounds. He has announced that government to stop funding public universities.
His announcement has attracted angry reactions from Kenyans who feels that the government will not be considering the students from the poor family backgrounds. One commented, "but why give such a sensitive docket to a don't care person like this? Why am I seeing like he wants to set the higher education to remain for the rich alone? Does he even consider the economic for village people with a dream? Why do the millionaires always joke with dream of poor person who made them be where they are. Welcome back Mr Strikes in colleges and universities."
Another also added, "this means increase of fees for students who will join university. This does not meet the UNESCO demand for education for all. The children of the poor remain to be the most affected. CS think twice. Some decisions are rushy to make with enormous effects."
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