Ministry of Education in is in the process of handing over sites for Kenya Secondary Education Quality Improvement Project (SEQIP) in Loitoktok Sub County.
The s handing over which commenced yesterday will see 38 schools, 12 and 26 secondary and primary respectfully benefit with laboratories and sanitation facilities.
Speaking to the press during the handing over of the site for construction of a laboratory and a class at Ilkisonko Boys High school, Loitoktok Sub County Director of Education Peter Bitah appreciated the World Bank for funding the projects.
“The project is aimed at improving quality of education in the sub county and will also help in decongesting some schools with high population.” Bitah said
Daniel Makau, the Principal of Ilkisonko Boys High School appreciated the SEQIP project that will help in decongesting about 200 KCSE 2022 candidature through construction of a laboratory and a class.
Titus Ochieng, WAASO Construction, who have been tasked with the construction of the facilities in the school promised to source 90% of skilled and unskilled labour locally.
The Contractor further pointed out that he will source for construction materials locally depending with the availability.
“The project will be completed within six months promising work to start within coming two weeks.” Said Ochieng
The handing over of the site will be finalized by the team from the department of education on Friday this week.