Governor Mrutu Wants Maasai Community to Embrace Education

By The COAST Newspaper Reporter

Governor John Mruttu has urged the Maasai community to embrace formal education.

Addressing members of the Maasai community in Orkung'u, Taveta during the Orng'esherr ceremony that marks the graduation from Iltuati (Moranism) to Irrmirishi (adulthood) governor Murutu said education is a key element thatensures a community keeps up with the evolving world.

He however recommended formulation of policies that are favorable to cattle herders to boost their main income generating activity. 

In the Maasai Community, Muranism is an age group that lasts for 23 years and is composed of the youth between 15-41 years of age who provide protection for the community. 

While Irrmirishi is a junior adulthood age group that is consulted in all community engagements and actions. The governor was accompanied by Mata Ward MCA Reuben Ole Tiges, County Assembly Speaker Hon Meshack Maganga and Hon Crispus Tondoo.

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