Why Uhuru is going to North Eastern
19 May 2016, 10:01
Nairobi - President Uhuru Kenyatta and DP William Ruto will start a 3 day tour of the North Eastern region Thursday.
The two start their tour Thursday in Mandera with the inspection of the building of the Elwak-Wargudud Road in Mandera South at 10am.
Later, the President will break ground for the construction of the Wargudud Airport and the Rhamu-Mandera Road in Mandera North.
On Friday, the President and his delegation will be in Wajir County.
At 10am, he will commission the Wajir Kenya Medical Training College in the town, the local Huduma Centre in Wajir East and the upgrading of Wajir Hospital to Level Five status.
The President will later launch two key education programmes: Digital Literacy Programme and Water for Schools project at El Adow Primary in Wajir Town.
In Garissa on Saturday, the Head of State will begin his tour by launching the building of the Nuno-Modogashe Road in Garissa Town/Barab Ara in Lagdera at 10am.
He will then commission building of Modika-Nuno Road at Fafi/Daadab/Bar Abara.
In Garissa Town, the Sankuri-Garissa Ndogo-Ngamia Road will be commissioned, while in Ijara, the President will inspect progress of the Masalani water Project.
Back in Garissa Town, President Kenyatta will inspect the construction works of the new hostel at the Garissa University College.
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