Kenya School of Government Director in Charge of Academic Affairs, (DAA) Dr. Mumbua Munyao, has entreated Kenyans to sow the seeds of patriotism. In her address to the first cohort of Strategic Leadership Development Programme participants at the School’s Embu Campus, Dr. Mumbua alluded that Kenyans contribute to the upholding of the nation’s patriotic values in various ways including, obeying laws and rules, voting in elections, paying taxes, performing community service, cooperating with others and taking care of the environment.
"Public servants at all times should be patriotic," said Dr. Wambua, explaining that patriotism gives one the desire to love, support, serve and defend his country.
Noting the current political happenings in the country following the electioneering period, the DAA termed it a test to democracy but which Kenya will emerge from stronger. She remained upbeat that just like the nation has excelled in sectors like sports, tourism and agriculture, it is certain that it shall succeed in democracy.
In conclusion she lauded the participants for successfully completing their course and for choosing KSG, Embu campus thus bestowing upon the campus its first opportunity to host the programme.
In the course of their study, participants are expected to write a policy paper on a given topic. Dr. Mumbua congratulated the winning team in the policy paper writing, urging the team to pursue the objectives set in the paper for the betterment of the health sector in Kenya.