Nakuru County Pledges Support for Rift Valley National Polytechnic Graduates

Nakuru County Deputy Governor H.E. David Kones affirmed the County’s commitment to supporting the Rift Valley National Polytechnic, formerly known as Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology (RVIST), in its mission to cultivate a top-tier workforce. Speaking at the institution’s 17th Graduation ceremony, Deputy Governor Kones praised the milestone of over 2,900 graduates who completed their studies across various disciplines.

Expressing his pride in the graduates, Deputy Governor Kones urged them to utilize the acquired skills and knowledge to make a positive impact in Nakuru County, the country, and beyond. He highlighted the county’s dedication, under the leadership of Governor Susan Kihika, to provide any necessary support to further the success of the Rift Valley National Polytechnic.

Dr Esther Mworia, the Principal Secretary for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), emphasized the pivotal role of the TVET sector in spurring industrialization in Kenya. She disclosed ongoing plans to review the TVET curriculum to align with the country’s bottom-up economic agenda, ensuring that graduates are industry and market-ready.

The event was graced by dignitaries, including the Chief Principal of Rift Valley National Polytechnic, Sammy Chemoiwa, members of the Institution’s Board of Governors, TVET Directors, and former Baringo Governor Stanley Kiptis, among other distinguished guests. The commitment to supporting TVET institutions reflects Nakuru County’s dedication to nurturing excellence and contributing to the country’s workforce development.

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