Meru county leads in develpoment projects
Meru Governor Peter Munya met with County Primary Schools Head teachers and Deputies at the Kenya Methodist University (KEMU) where he presented them with the Meru County Governments scorecard for the last four years.
We've made great strides and continuing on the path of improving education especially the devolved functions of ECDE and vocational training. It's my Governments policy of ensuring that for every forty five (45) ECDE pupils, there's a teacher and will continue putting up more modernised learning facilities for ECDE as well as vocational training centres
Governor Munya spent more than four hours stating developments initiated and achieved. We have 136 operating dispensaries, 29 more are on course and he (Munya) directed all dispensary services to be dispensed for free henceforth. Government uses sh.1.6 billion on health sector and 200 million to purchase drugs," he said.
He mentioned other developments on health, Agriculture and Livestock, Sports and Culture, Education, Roads and infrastructure, water and co-operatives and trade.
"County bought rig machine which is sinking boreholes in Igembe North. Governor has given scholarship to hundreds of bright but needy students all over the County. More than 490 million bursary funds disbursed. More than 1600 ECDE teachers are on permanent and pensionable basis. Doctors and Nurses employed. Financing of residents through County micro-finance bank that is in low interest rate and others," Mutia said.