Permanent secretary (PS) for university education, the Director for University education and research among other players today visited Kisii, Bomet and Rongo universities to check on the level of preparedness ahead of September reopening.
“Earlier the PS visited Kisii university to assess the institutions preparedness to reopen. With him was the VC Prof. John Atama and other Senior academic staff” said the Ministry education through its social media handle when they visited Kisii university.
“The Director University education and research Darius Ogutu at Bomet university college during inspection of reopening preparedness. He was representing university education and research PS Amb. Simon Nabukwesi” said when they toured Bomet university.
“PS university education and research Amb Simon Nabukwesi visits Rongo university to assess the institutions reopening preparedness and to assess projects under construction with Rongo VC Prof.Samuel Gudu” said after visiting Rongo university for inspection.
On Saturday Magoha said that public should exercise caution against universities that are declaring themselves ready and fit to resume learning in September. He said such institutions have not been cleared by the ministry.
Speaking after touring Asumbi TTC the CS said so far only three teachers colleges have met the required standard for containment of covid-19.
The three teachers colleges that have met most of the required standards include Murang’a TTC at 80 per cent , Kericho TTC 70 per cent and Asumbi TTC at 65 per cent. Yesterday Magoha said Narok TTC may not reopen because it lacked facilities and required containment measures in place.
TVET and colleges are also expected to reopen in September after getting cleared.