CS Ababu Namwamba’s Commitment to Nurturing Talent in Schools

In a recent press conference following an inspection tour of the Masinde Muliro Stadium in Kanduyi Constituency, the Cabinet Secretary for Youth Affairs, Sports, and Creative Economy, Ababu Namwamba, expressed his unwavering commitment to supporting talent in sports within basic learning institutions and Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges (TVET).

Namwamba highlighted the government’s dedication to providing students with exposure to income-generating opportunities through co-curricular activities. He emphasized the role of sports in not only promoting physical well-being but also in creating avenues for students to explore and develop their talents.

The Masinde Muliro Stadium, upon completion, is anticipated to host approximately 20,000 fans, becoming a significant venue for various sporting events. Namwamba also disclosed plans to enhance the Chemoge High Altitude Training Ground, specifically designed for young athletes. This initiative aims to create a conducive environment for the training and development of emerging talents in sports.

During the inspection tour, Namwamba was joined by prominent leaders, including Bungoma County Deputy Governor Jenipher Mbatiany, County Commissioner Thomas Sankei, and Agnes Wachie, the County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Youth Affairs and Sports in Bungoma County.

This move by CS Ababu Namwamba underscores the government’s recognition of the importance of sports and creative activities in the holistic development of young minds. As these efforts continue, students across basic learning institutions and TVET colleges can look forward to more opportunities to explore and showcase their talents, contributing to the growth of the sports sector in Kenya. The commitment to developing facilities like the Masinde Muliro Stadium and the Chemoge High Altitude Training Ground reflects a broader vision for fostering a culture of sports and talent development among the youth.


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