The weekend was all lights at the Kenyatta University Kitui Campus in Kwa Vonza, as the campus held their annual Mr and Miss KU beauty pegeant.
Carnival moods were set off in high gear as the Tourism, Sports and Culture CECM Patrick Koki Musau populary known as Kuvasila officially opened the event on Saturday night. He stressed on the importance of celebrating our culture, diversity and cohesion.
During his speech, Minister Kuvasila congratulated the Dean of Students Dr. Kauwi, the campus director and the students’ council for reincarnating the spirit of cultural celebrations in the county. He complemented the university adminstration for the commentable job they are doing in offering quality education, alongside boosting extra-curriculum activities among the students. The minister reverberated the county government’s commitment to the full potential development for the youth of Kitui.
“In line with Mama Ngilu’s manifesto, the county government, through my ministry, is dedicated to ensuring the youth are empowered to the max through cultural and extra-curriculum activities like sports, drama and beauty peageantry, ” said the minister.
“You can be anything you want in life: it’s only about perception, choosing the right path, realizing your potential, and exploiting the available resources,” minister Kuvasila advised the university students. “My office is open to any of you who has any innovative ideas and seeks audience. ”
In his message to the institution, the area MP Hon. Mboni Mwalika through his CDF team that graced the event wished the winners of the fete the best of luck in their study time. The Kitui Rural CDF team further urged students to remain steadfast in their studies and to be models of academia in their respective homes and localities.
Present in the fete included the Kitui County Chief Officer for Youth Mr Kyangangu, Director Kenyatta University Kitui Campus, the dean of students, Kitui County Youth Leaders among other invited guests.
Photos of the beauty pegeant event