Residents of Mutomo village in Gatundu south will have to wait for a longer period to receive their compensation. This comes after a statement was issued by the National Lands Commission indicating that they haven’t received the funds from the education ministry.
The Residents had an agreement with the government to relocate from the land in order to give a chance for the expansion of the Mama Ngina University. The university is named after the Country’s First Lady. The university set up in the region will be under the Kenyatta university as a constituent college.
Mama Ngina University was approved by the commission for University Education on 2018. It will have a Constituent College status under the Kenyatta university. This investment in the area is expected to boost the economy of the region.
The Residents of Mutomo have been expecting compensation of about 10 million shillings for a 1000 by 100 plot of land. Kiambu county is known for having very expensive land prices in the region. This is attributed to the the proximity to the city.
Kiambu County hosts most of the upcoming middle and High Middle estates in the region. it also hosts some of the prominent estates in the country.According to a statement obtained by https://www.iconnews.co.ke team. Education CS visited the site on July of 2021 and said that the university will be admitting its first batch of students on September that year.
Kenya Has seen a growth in the number of graduates in the past two decades. This growth has been fuelled by the number of universities in the country. The number of universities in Kenya has increased ten fold since the Kibaki government took over in 2002.