The Chief Administrative Secretary Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Dr. Andrew Tuimur CBS, while representing the Cabinet Secretary Madam Sicily Kariuki (Mrs) EGH, was the chief guest at KEWI’s 33rd Graduation. The occasion took place at KEWI’s main campus, Nairobi. The graduation ceremony that took place virtually, saw 1143 students graduate with both Diploma and Certificates . The courses offered at KEWI include and are not limited to Diploma Water Engineering, Diploma in Water Resources Technology and Management, Diploma in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Diploma in Water and Wastewater Laboratory Technology, Diploma in Information Communication Technology, Certificate in Water Engineering, Certificate in Irrigation and Drainage Engineering, Certificate in Water and Wastewater Laboratory Technology, Plumbing and Pipefitting, Water Operators in Meter Technology, Water Operators in Water Supply Technology and Water Operators in Wastewater Technology. While addressing KEWI Governing Council, staff, best students and other invited guests after delivery of the CS speech, CAS urged KEWI management to increase enrollment of students in Water Resources and Irrigation. The CAS stated that these courses are valuable in achieving the government’s pledge on the Big 4 Agenda and Vision 2030. In the CS speech, management and Governing Council Chair Brig (Rtd) Stephen Kihu Njung’e EBS was urged to keenly work on spearheading faster expansion of KEWI in the counties in order to fully lead from the front as it’s vision of being a world class Centre of Excellence in Training, Research and Consultancy in Water, Sanitation and Irrigation sector. Prudent utilization of resources was critical, with the CS singling out that drilling policy should be developed to manage the drilling rig in order to raise revenue base to sustain it’s operations. The CS at the same time directed KEWI to partner with HELB to start admitting needy and deserving students in January, 2021. The CAS was accompanied by Irrigation Secretary Aboud Moeva who represented the PS Joseph Wairagu Irungu CBS, Eng Ngaa and SDS Douglas Mutai among other senior officers.

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