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Monday, 22 May 2017 12:12 EAT
Tala Boys Primary School in Tala, Matungulu, hosted a free medical camp and talent search on Saturday which say more than 4,000 people accessing medical check up without pay.
The event which was organized by "Team Uhuru", a group lobbying for the re-election of President Uhuru, also had the "Chapati Forum" for the pupils of the school which also has a facility for children with disabilities.
The "Chapati Forum" was organized by Dennis Itumbi, the Senior Director of Innovation, Digital and Diaspora Communication in the Office of the President, who pointed out that through the free medical camp, three people were referred to the Kenyatta National Hospital while two were referred to the Machakos Level 4 Hospital. Mr Itumbi added that the aim for the whole event was part of campaigns saying that it is time for youths to change the politics of Kenya.
The Kenya Film and Classification Board Director Dr Ezekiel Mutua who was present at the event on behalf for the PS for the Ministry of Sports, Culture and Arts, Joe Okundo lauded "Team Uhuru" for hosting the event in Ukambani whereby he urged residents to vote for the government, saying the Kamba community can not afford to be out of the government.
Dr Mutua added that through the talent search, children who are talented in music, comedy and film acting will be nurtured and placed in the Presidential Music Commission and also get a scholarship up to university. He further pointed out that the school would receive a school bus which President promised in the course of the term.
The writer is the news editor of the Kenya Free Press