Uhuru’s Son Daniel Owira Qualifies For Degree Admission


Uhuru’s Son Daniel Owira Qualifies For Degree Admission
Uhuru's Son Daniel Owira Qualifies For Degree AdmissionNairobi, Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to be a parent at a university soon after his adopted son Daniel Owira of the Otonglo fame scored a decent C+ required for university entry at the KCSE results announced Thursday.

Owira of Highway Secondary School captured the imagination of the nation with his narrative in Mombasa during the 2013 annual Kenya Schools, Colleges and Universities Festival and endeared the President to commit to paying his school fees till the end.

“I have today offered full education sponsorship up to the university level to Daniel Owira when he visited me at State House. He is now one of my sons and will give me his report form at the end of every term”, read Uhuru’s update on his Facebook page after hosting the talented boy at State House Nairobi in May the same year.

“I know my future is secured because I tried my best and I am happy with the results. I thank the President very much for all the support,’ said a delighted Owira who wants to pursue Broadcast Journalism in future.

Owira was planning to have a small celebration organised his teacher Cliff Nyakwar Dani after IT Diploma lessons he is pursuing at a Highland State College sponsored by the President.

Thursday’s result went on to prove that one can be talented and active in co-curricular activities and still excel academically.

Moi High School Kabarak’s Margaret Atsieno Zalo who was an active School Choir participant scored a plain A with A-score in very subject including English, Mathematics, Kiswahili, Physics, Chemistry, Music, History and Biology with a mean grade of 82 marks.

At Loreto Girls Joan Achieng’ Rangara scored a B+ making her drama and film clubs proud. Joan was in the winning narrative Double Tap as well as the film I Will Sing last year.

And at Butere girls’ High School, a drama powerhouse, Euginia Anyanje scored a B+ and was part on the team that represented the school at the national drama fete in Nakuru last year alongside Winnie Ojienda who also scored a B+.

“We are proud of our drama members who nearly all scored over C+ in the just released results,” said Mr Francis Wanjika, the drama teacher at the school.

Clara Katulu of Buruburu Girls in Nairobi was is a celebrated Soprano who received her good results of a B+ whilst rehearsing with the Nairobi Girls Chorale and was part of the team that toured the US at the end of last year with the group trained by David Isindu.

Laura Bandi who is already co-directing drama at the State House Girls school, scored a B+ at St. Monica’s girls high school, Kitale.

She was in drama and music from Form One to Form Four winning many creative accolades.



Uhuru’s Son Daniel Owira Qualifies For Degree Admission

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