50 VTC Instructors Graduate as ToTs in Trans Nzoia

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54 Youth Polytechnic instructors from vocational training centers in Trans -Nzoia county have graduated with a certificate of Trainers of Trainers (TOTs).

14 bodaboda riders also graduated on Defensive Driving from the Kitale National Polytechnic during the auspicious occasion that was graced by officials from the County Government of Trans Nzoia.

Speaking during the event, Trans Nzoia County Secretary Sifuna Wakofula lauded the institution for realizing the needs of many county residents through running two programs that promote the use of technology.

Wakofula noted that the realization of the need of the people will help in the increase in the number of students enrolling in the institution for the various courses offered.

He called on the management of the national polytechnic to also initiate programs that will best suit both the working class through promotional courses.

The County Secretary at the same time challenged the institution to embrace innovation and technology in order to compete fairly both locally and nationally with other institutions across the country.

On his part, Kitale National Polytechnic Principal John Okola underscored the need to take more precautions on the roads to reduce road fatalities.

He said the institution offered riding course training for 14 bodaboda riders in order to reduce the road accidents that involve the riders regularly.

Okolah further called political leaders, both at County and national government to join hands in boosting the number of students technical institutions in order to train more riders on road safety hence reducing roads accidents.

One of the graduands receiving his certificate.

Chief Officer Education Susan Ngera on her part said the Kitale National Polytechnic is a key partner when it comes to TVET skills which she noted will impact the youths.

She said the collaboration will continue to ensure the youth get the best quality training hence be able to deliver in the mandate of the institutions.

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