Space shortage causes devolution in Laikipia
30 May 2013, 14:34
Laikipia - Laikipia Governor Joshua Irungu Wakahora yesterday
pointed out that there is an acute shortage of offices and other
infrastructure in Nanyuki town.
observed that there is need to devolve some offices, saying that some
executive members will be located in Nyahururu, Nanyuki, Dol Dol and
“Relocating the offices to the four different
towns will enable us to de-congest our headquarters as well as providing
ample space for proper work,” said Irungu.
He said that the offices in Nanyuki town are very few to accommodate the entire county government.
He was speaking during the swearing in ceremony of five of the recently approved executive members.
Irungu urged them to forget ethnic and political differences and provide servant leadership for the people of Laikipia.
He told the executive members not to consider him as their boss but
as driver who will work with them navigate the county towards
A team comprising three men and two women was sworn
into office by the Interim Transition Authority after they were approved
by the county assembly.
The Interim Transition Authority County Secretary Miano Kariuki sworn in the five members in the presence of Governor Irungu.
are Joel Wamichwe of finance, planning and county development, Agnes
Keshine of office of the governor, county administration, public
service, special programmes, disaster management, security, cohesion and
inter governmental relations.
Others were Duncan Mwariri of
agriculture, irrigation, livestock development, environment and natural
resources, John Bosco Akaale of education, science, information,
communication and technology and Virginia Nderitu who will head the
docket of roads, transport, land, housing, energy and public works.
the executive nominee in charge of Health and sanitation Dr David
Njoroge was not sworn in as the governor said he is out of the country.
awaited to be sworn in if they are approved by county assembly are
nominee for gender, culture, social development, sports, children and
youth affairs, and trade, commerce, tourism and enterprise development
The two Jane Putunoi and Ann Jeptoo were vetted by
members of Committee on appointments last week and are expected to be
either approved or rejected by the county assembly today.
members of the executive committee vowed to obey the laws as entailed in
the constitution of Kenya and work without favour or discrimination.
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