Mvita Member of Parliament Abdulswamad Sharif Nassir has reiterated the importance of the local administration to help in ensuring all 2019 Mombasa county KCPE candidates are enrolled in form one.
Nassir who was meeting education stakeholders at his constituency’s office in Mombasa tasked the local administration to help in tracing the pupils so that they can be registered in form one.
He said Mvita was serious with the 100% transition order and he urged all the education stakeholders to take part in ensuring the program is a success.
He said though his constituency is on the right track, more efforts are needed to attain the 100 percent transition.
“I have said it before that nothing should hold back a child form getting education, not even lack of school fees,” he noted.
As on Tuesday this week, 62% of 2019 KCPE candidates in Mombasa were enrolled in form one.
He appealed to Chiefs and other village and community leaders to work in unison in tracking the remaining pupils who are yet to join secondary schools.
On his part, Mombasa County Director of Education Moses Makori asked the County administration to closely work with local leaders to ensure the process is successfully executed.
“We have the Sub-county administration and the community leaders on ground, let’s complete the tracing and enrolling of form one candidates within our county,” he insisted.
On Wednesday, Education Cabinet Secretary Professor George Magoha said the government is doing all it can to ensure the 100 percent transition from primary to secondary school is successfully attained.
“No any Principal should turn away a pupil for lack of school fees,” he noted.