Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Aden Duale, today unveiled a new two-storey dormitory at the Moi Forces Academy in Nairobi. This facility aims to alleviate overcrowding and accommodate the increasing student population due to the National Government’s 100% transition directive.

In his visit, Hon. Duale who is an alumnus of MFA, received a comprehensive briefing from the Chief Principal, Mr. James Maina about the school and then toyred various sections of the school.

While expressing his pleasure to return to his alma mater, Hon. Duale reaffirmed the Ministry of Defence’s commitment to supporting the welfare of military personnel and their families.

“MFA is an institution that I hold dearly, and I’m impressed by the school’s consistent academic performance since its establishment in 1979. We are proud that MFA continues to improve access, retention, and completion rates while upholding its motto of ‘Excellence Our Commitment’,” said the CS.

The CS urged the students to dedicate themselves to their studies and work diligently to enhance their performance, stating that MoD is committed to restoring the institution’s former glory by excelling at both county and national levels.

“My Ministry commits to construct another dormitory worth eight (8) million. In collaboration with the MFA Alumni Association, we will fulfill the institution’s request to purchase at least two school buses,” Hon. Duale assured.

“Furthermore, in partnership with the Ministry of Education and the Teachers Service Commission (TSC), the Ministry of Defence will advocate for funding for infrastructural development and the allocation of additional teachers to cater to the Academy’s 2,122 students, 409 of whom are KCSE candidates this year,” he added.

Hon. Duale warned students that the Ministry has a zero-tolerance policy towards drug trafficking and other contrabands in all KDF-sponsored schools, emphasizing that the Ministry will collaborate with local authorities and other security agencies to eradicate such elements by expelling offenders.

His sentiments were echoed by the Vice Chief of Defence Forces (VCDF) Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi who maintained that discipline is key in promoting great performance in any set-up.

In his remarks, the Kenya Air Force Commander, Major General John Omenda, who is also the Patron of MFA reiterated his continued support to the institution saying that , over the years, MFA has produced leading professionals in various sectors in Kenya and beyond.

Kamukunji Member of Parliament Hon. Yusuf Hassan, Base Commander at Moi Air Base (MAB) Brigadier Samuel Kipkorir, who also chairs the MFA Board of Management, the deputy County Commissioner (Kamukunji), Sub-County Director of Education, TSC Sub-County Director, other alumni, MFA Board Members, and parents were present.












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