Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen gifted top five students of Sing’ore Girls’ high school with a ten-minute chopper ride.

Murkomen said via Twitter on Saturday said that the short flight was aimed at encouraging young girls to work hard in school.

“As a reward for their exemplary performance, I offered a ten minutes chopper ride to the top five students.

“I am told it has motivated and excited the student community. Viva Sing’ore Girls! Viva EMC!” Murkomen tweeted.

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The senators’ followers praised him for the move.

Chris Bett said: “I am sure they are committed to being better people than they were yesterday after your visit. Better thoughts. Better decisions. Better actions…”

Mali Davy said: “Kipchumba, after this go back to the village pick five youths and give them jobs or start small business for them, hii ni upuzi na utoto,”

Eliud Kinyua said: “Educate a girl and you educate a community.”

Peter Saina said: “Good work our super senator, you will continue going higher and higher. I am your fan no 1.”

Sing’ore Girls beat academic giants such as Alliance Girls, Kenya High, Mangu when it topped the 2017 KCPE with a 69.9 mean score.

Mombasa’s Light Academy was second with 69.1 points while Alliance Girls school emerged third with 68.6 points.

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