62% of last year’s KCPE candidates have so far joined various secondary schools within and outside Mombasa.
This is as the Ministry of Education and the County department of education is struggling to attain the 100% transition as required by the government.
Mombasa Deputy Governor who is also in charge of the County education docket Dr. William Kingi said though the figures are encouraging they have to attain the required 100% transition.
Speaking in Mombasa on Tuesday, Mvita Member of Parliament Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir appealed to the county administration to ensure all pupils who sat for last year’s KCPE examination are enrolled in form one.
He said the political class will work closely with Chiefs and other grassroots leaders to ensure all the 2019 KCPE candidates are enrolled in secondary schools.
“We are highly depending upon the local administration being Chiefs, Assistant chiefs, Village elders and Village ambassador,” noted Mr. Nassir.
He as well disclosed that he is in the process of initiating an electronic registration program in all the primary and secondary schools within his constituency to ensure learners remain in school.
[Mvita MP Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir engaging with pupils from Al-Imran integrated Academy in Old town, Mombasa. Photo/Abbas Omar].
“Let’s use the digital platform constructively so that we ensure our children remain school,” he added.
The electronic registration of pupils and students in both primary and secondary schools according to Nassir will restore discipline among learners within Mvita.
The legislature also revealed that the new initiative in the education sector will also enable parents to closely monitor their children.
Meanwhile, the Mvita MP has once again urged parents to embrace education.
He said that education is the only best inheritance they can give their children.
He further urged learners to take seriously matters education so that they create strong base for their future.