You get a scholarship for attending Jamhuri Day fete, PS Tanui says

Principal Secretary of ICT and Digital Economy, John Tanui. [File, Standard]

You will get a free scholarship if you attend Jamhuri Day celebrations, Principal Secretary of ICT and Digital Economy, John Tanui says.

PS Tanui, a member of the National Celebrations Committee, made the sentiments during the preparations for Monday's public celebrations at Nyayo Stadium.

In a statement, Tanui says the scholarships will be on technology certification courses, and will be awarded to eligible adults who will attend the event in person.

"Everyone will be assured of a scholarship for a certification course or a course that will enable them access some of the opportunities available online. We want to make our country the top talent of the world and the region," said PS Tanui.

According to Tanui's statement, the scholarships will be offered in various universities partnering with the National Government.

Arizona State University and the Thunderbird School of Global Management are some of the institutions in the programme.

On Wednesday, Interior PS Raymond Omollo led the National Celebrations Committee in inspecting preparedness at Nyayo Stadium.

"We have taken the whole day here walking around the stadium, looking at the rehearsals and listening to the various groups presenting. We have gone through the motions with the team, and we are happy with the preparations and are looking forward to a good event." Omollo says.

The theme of this year's celebrations is 'Technology and Digital Econ