"I Didn't Get a Job": Kind Policeman with Degree in Economics Babysits Student's Kid During Exam

"I Didn't Get a Job": Kind Policeman with Degree in Economics Babysits Student's Kid During Exam

  • Benjamin Mulei Muswii became a darling of the masses when he babysat a KCSE candidate's child as she sat for her exams
  • The Economics graduate says he joined the police service after failing to secure a job in his initial career and resorting to riding a boda boda
  • He works at Njiru Police Post but believes his brains, skills, and experience are needed at the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI)

Benjamin Mulei Muswii hit national headlines in November when a photo of him babysitting a KCSE candidate's child went viral.

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Mulei believes he has the mettle to work in the Directorate of Criminal Investigations. Photos: Benjamin Mulei.
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The officer who is attached to Njiru Police Post received accolades from Kenyans who praised him for going beyond his call of duty to ensure the girl sat his exams.

Did boba boda business

In an interview with Kenyan widely read media, TUKO.co.ke, Mulei shared his story of resilience, determination, and a willingness to serve, laced with endurance.

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To begin with, he was a bright who studied economics at the university but could not secure employment in the job market.

"I only did an internship at Makueni County Assembly after graduation. After that, I made uncountable job application all over the country and attended several interviews but none came through," he said.

As he waited for things to open up, the young Mulei ventured into the boda boda business in Wote Makueni to earn a living.

Tried police recruitment for 7 years

With hopes of finding an entry into the industry dwindling fading out, the 28-year-old figured he needed to shift his attention to something else.

That is when he decided to try out the police service and attended several recruitment exercises before one finally came through.

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"I tried since 2015, and each year, I would travel from Eldoret to Moi and then to Makueni whenever there was a recruitment drive, but all those were in vain," he recounted.

His journey of relentless attempts finally paid off on March 24, 2022, as he successfully qualified just when he was on the verge of giving up.

Top student at Kiganjo

His zeal for service was witnessed during police training at Kiganjo when he excelled as a "sticky man" and was privileged to choose his posting location.

"I was given a red lanyard for being the best in drills, academics, and discipline in my squad," a proud Mulei continued.

The diligent officer discloses that he believed that his degree would expedite his progress within the police service, but that has not happened.

Mulei now has his eyes set on joining the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI), where he believes his skills and experience will be of great value.

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Lecturer babysat student's kid in class

Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a Machakos University lecturer touched hearts both in class and online after volunteering to carry the baby of a student who had to sit for an exam.

In a Facebook post by philanthropist Dennis Mbugua, the teacher is shown carrying the baby on her back while invigilating the exam.

Source: TUKO.co.ke

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