|President Uhuru Kenyatta (Left) and Daniel Owira in State House, Nairobi on Wednesday.|
Owira, a Form Two student at Highway Secondary School won the hearts of many when he perfomed his oral narrative at State House Mombasa in the just ended national drama festival. Uhuru and the First Lady Margaret Kenyatta were left in stitches during his perfomance in the captivating narrative dubbed “Otonglo”. He narrated the frustrations of job-seekers who travel from their rural homes to Nairobi after completing their studies. And today (Wednesday), President Uhuru invited Owira, his mother and sister Susan to State House where he made his pledge. This was after the Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park.
Owira has been experiencing difficulties in raising his school fees and had huge arrears. His plight was highlighted in on of the local TV stations and many Kenyans including music artist Jaguar made their contributions.