Outspoken Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino has voiced his opinion over the decision taken by High Education Loans Board to arrest loan defaulters.
By Mwende Grace
Education CS Amina Mohammed on Monday announced that HELB will partner with the police to arrest over 74,000 Helb defaulters in the country.
Babu, a former student leader at the University of Nairobi wondered how a government that survives on loans can arrest defaulters.
“No comrade should pay the HELB loan. Kama ya China haijalipwa ,why should comrades pay?” tweeted Owino.
In another tweet the MP asked the CS to stop criminalising poverty and unemployment.
“We all must stop @AMB-A-MOHAMMED from criminalising poverty and unemployment in Kenya.it must not happen during our time.it is a patriotic call to all jobless Kenyans out there.” read another tweet.