The Ministry of Education has released a circular highlighting changes on mode of school fee payment.
In a circular dated 31st January 2024 that was addressed to all Principals of national schools, the Ministry of Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang directed that all parents of national schools must make payment of school fees through the E-Citizen platform.
This he said is following a coordination with the directorate of e-Citizen in partnership with information Communication Technology Authority (ICTA), Ministry of Information, Communication and the Digital Economy and the National Treasury to move all government services to the E-Citizen platform.
To achieve these he directed schools to provide all the schools bank accounts by February 6th 2024.
Below is the circular by the Ministry of Education that was sent to all Principals of national schools.
To all Principals,
County Directors of Education
RE: BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS
Date: 31st January 2024
The directorate of e-Citizen in partnership with information Communication Technology Authority (ICTA), Ministry of Information, Communication and the Digital Economy and the National Treasury have been coordinating the onboarding of all government services onto the E-citizen platform to enhance service delivery.
As part of compliance with the requirements it is directed that parents/guardians make fee payments for their learners in your institutions through this platform.
In preparation of the launch, please provide all your institution’s bank accounts details in the following format:
Please ensure that the aforementioned information is submitted to the office of the Director General, State Department for Basic Education not later than February 6th, 2024 on email firstname.lastname@example.org and copy to: email@example.com.
Dr. Belio R. Kipsang, CBS