Samburu West MP Hon. Naisula Lesuuda attended Statehouse Girls prize giving and prayers day today. Hon. Lesuuda renowned for fighting for girl child rights against retrogressive cultural practices that suppress the girl child
Hon. Lesuuda was invited as the chief guest to speak to the students during this year Statehouse Girls High Thanksgiving Day. She thanked the PTA and the school board of management for an opportunity to speak to the girls.
The MP emphasized the need for empowering the girl child through education. she was humbled to spent time Triza one of the girls she supports through her foundation, Naisula Lesuuda Peace Foundation.
The MP expressed her joy on the progress of Triza academic performance. “I am so glad God used me to be a blessing to her and her family. Indeed, education is the only equalizer in life” , she said.
Also in attendance Nairobi county Women Rep Esther Pasaris echoed Hon. Lesuuda message to the students and commended the MP’s efforts in the fight for girl’s child rights.
Hon. Lesuuda has been on the front line in pushing for the education for the girl child. Her message on the importance of education to the parents is very clear; education is the futures investment of your children. In 2018 she urged the resident of Samburu to sell their livestock and, invest in their daughter for the betterment of their future. She also advised parents to give their daughters enough time to study and do assignments while at home.
Speaking at AIC Moi Girl’s secondary school in Maralal last year thanksgiving the MP put this message across telling the parents; “Sacrifice by paying school fees so that your child can be comfortable in school, he will remember you and restore all the livestock you sold for her school fees.”