Wiper Party leader Hon Stephen Kalonzo Musyoka has lauded National Government under H. E Uhuru Kenyatta for launching construction of new Kenya Medical Training College campus in Tseikuru
Kalonzo led Mwingi North leaders in appreciating this infrastructure development in the area.
According to the leaders, introduction of such a facility would be a great boost in addressing the wanting state of heath care which had been affecting locals for years.
Speaking during the launch of the new facility at Tseikuru public hospital, Wiper party leader Kalonzo Musyoka thanked the national government for considering Mwingi north Sub County, a marginalized area in establishment of such a crucial institution.
Kalonzo, also lauded KMTC Board Chair Phillip Kaloki for the major developments he has so far attained since his appointment.
“Tseikuru has come from far in matters healthcare, initially we had only one dispensary addressing the needs of residents in half of the constituency.”I call upon the KMTC board to hasten the construction so that by end of next year, the first intake is conducted,” Wiper Party leader said.
Mr. Musyoka also urged residents to invest in construction of housing facilities in order to house numerous numbers of students and teachers who are expected to flock the area once the college is fully operational.
The introduction of the facility got a major boost from the area MP, Paul Nzengu who promised to allocate funds amounting to ksh25 million from NGCDF kitty to kick start the construction.
“I urge residents to support this game changing facility and own it as their own, bring children here, for this will automatically improve lives of our community. On my side, I would immediately channel sh. 25 million to start construction of classrooms,” Mr. Nzengu told his constituents
Mr. Nzengu termed establishment of the institution at his constituency, as a big blessing to the locals and Kenya in general for it would provide learners with necessary skills in healthcare.
Speaking during the launch of Tseikuru Medical Training center, KMTC Board Chair Phillip Kaloki said the institution was born out a meeting between him and the Wiper Party leader who had requested for establishment of such a facility in Mwingi North so as to address the plight of locals, who have been travelling over 100 kilometers to access medical attention.
Mr. Kaloki said that to actualize this, KMTC Board has set aside KSH.100 million for construction of learning facilities on the 25 acre piece of land donated by the community to the Kenya Medical Training College.
The KMTC Board Chair stated that numerous courses would be introduced in the new institution ranging from courses such as nursing and orthopedic courses among many others, in order to address all local medical needs.
“We will invent better and improved health services such taking health care to local’s door steps, through an outreach programs and home based heathcare,” said Kaloki.