Some 23,044 job candidates utilized to fill 293 vacant positions marketed by Public Service Board in Bomet County.
In a scenario that has painted a grim image of the extent of unemployment within the nation, 233 of the job seekers are PhD holders whereas 698 have Grasp’s levels.
“On twenty fifth January 2023, the Bomet County Public Service Board (BCPSB) marketed 293 vacant positions in varied county departments and closed on 14th February 2023.
“Subsequently, the Board acquired a complete of 23,044 purposes comprising 13,593 males and 9,451 females.
“That is additionally inclusive of 311 Folks Residing with Disabilities (PWDs),” the board stated in a discover dated February 27, 2023.
Talking throughout his inauguration on September 13, 2023, President William Ruto stated his administration would urgently work to address the rising unemployment scenario within the nation.
To start out with, the Head of State promised that his authorities would designate areas for merchants within the Jua-kali sector to do their enterprise in key cities and cities.
“We’ll transfer in elements of the nation however we’re beginning with Nairobi county the place we intend to create 20 markets. With correct insurance policies in place our younger individuals could have alternatives to arrange companies,” he stated.
He added: “Our fast agenda is to create a beneficial enterprise and enterprise setting, decriminalise livelihoods and help individuals within the casual sector to organise themselves into secure, viable and creditworthy enterprise entities.”