Kenya National Library Service, Narok branch yesterday received donated books worth Sh50,000 from Maasai elite, Daniel ole Nkere. Nkere presented the books to the Director of Kenya National Library Services Richard Atuti.
He said the books were donated with the help of Narok-based Loshon Integral Development Company Limited, headed by Rosaline Nkere.
"The books are aimed at encouraging the students to develop the reading culture and also assist in improving the academic performance in the region by instilling them with new skills," said Nkere.
He added that the facility is a great milestone in the people of Narok since it will provide a humble and serene environment for access to all sorts of books.
Nkere challenged the local residents to make maximum use of the facility. On his part, Atuti lauded the move and said the facility will empower the locals by improving the reading culture.