Kinyanjui congratulates teacher Mokaya for scooping UN Person of the Year Award

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has congratulated and celebrated teacher Peter Mokaya Tabichi for winning the UN Person of the Year Award. In a press release on Thursday , Kinyanjui stated that the victory of Tabichi should be celebrated as many of the sacrifices made by teachers across the World. “His victory is a celebration of the many sacrifices made by teachers across the world” said Kinyanjui. Kinyanjui noted the contribution made by teachers in the development of humanity form Primary to Secondary schools.He termed teachers as key in the societal…

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Nakuru applauded for initiating process of constituting County Budget and Economic Forum-CBEF

The Civil Society Reference Group (CSRG) has applauded the County Government of Nakuru for starting the process of constituting the Nakuru County Budget and Economic Forum. In a letter signed by CSRG Presiding Convener Suba Churchill, the organization pointed out Nakuru County as a good example and further urged other county governments to follow suit and establish the CBEFs as required by the Public Finance Management Act. “The County Government of Nakuru is doing it the right way by openly and publicly inviting the various stakeholders to independently nominate their…

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Kinyanjui: Kiamunyi, Lanet, Mawanga estates to reap big once Nakuru becomes City

Nakuru residents have okayed the Nakuru Municipality to become Kenya’s fourth City. At the same time, Governor Lee Kinyanjui has hinted of the expansion of the City-to-be boundaries to include adjacent estates. He highlighted estates like Kiamunyi, Lanet and Mawanga that would ultimately benefit from the development funding set aside for Nakuru City. In September 2017, the Cabinet approved the elevation of Nakuru and Eldoret municipalities to Cities.He was speaking on Tuesday when he received a public participation report on the envisaged City status. The City status ad-hoc committee chairman…

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Youth docket not a ‘dump site’, MCA tells county executive

Flamingo Ward Mca Eddy Kiragu who is also the chair County assembly committee on Youth, Sports and Culture has faulted the county executive for transferring the embattled CEC Eng.Lucy Kariuki to the Sports, Youth, and Gender and Culture docket. Addressing media outside the County assembly buildings, MCA Kiragu said the CEC who was impeached on Tuesday over miscodunct, abuse of office and gross misconduct should not hold any office. Kiragu added that the Youth docket should not be abused as a dumping site for rejected public officers. “We were not…

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Empower agro-industries to end post harvest loses-Governor Kinyanjui

Governments should lobby for and devise laws that favor local industries for the country to be food secure. Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui says despite Kenya producing much food, startling statistics from the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics show that Kenya loses over Sh100 billion worth of food to waste annually. Governor Lee stated that establishing agro-processing industries would ensure perishable food undergoes value addition thus minimizing loses. “We need to start thinking on establishing agro-processing industries that would ensure perishable food undergoes value addition thus minimizing loses” said Kinyanjui. He…

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Why Nakuru county Public Service board was sent home

A culmination of boardroom wars might be the reason why Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui decided to send home the entire county public service board. Sources have it that there has been no smooth understanding between Governor Kinyanjui and the board.It should be noted that the board was appointed by his predecessor Kinuthia Mbugua. Irregular recruitments, among other malpractices by the board are some of the major issues that contributed to a ballooning wage bill of Sh6 billion. The board was sent home on Tuesday to allow for investigations over what…

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Kinyanjui admits writing a memo to staff to attend Jamhuri Day fete at Afraha

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has come out clearly that indeed he wrote a memo to all county staff demanding them to attend the recent Jamhuri Day celebrations at the Afraha stadium. Speaking on Tuesday when he addressed multi-sectoral security meeting,Kinyanjui said the it had been noted that civil servants from different departments fail to show up for the national celebrations which are always attended by County commissioner,governor and a few patriotic staff and Kenyans. “National holidays have always been neglected by civil servants and this is a bad precedence we…

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Keep off politics on maize debate, Kinyanjui tells MPs

Leaders from Nakuru and Bomet counties have called on MPs to stop politicizing the ongoing maize debate in the country. Led by Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui, the leaders said it was unethical for a bunch of leaders to use maize to settle political scores. Governor Lee said the MPs spearheading the backlash on Deputy President William Ruto should instead offer solutions to the farmers’ woes. He warned the MPs; Alfred Keter of Nandi Hills, Joshua Kutuny of Cherangany and Silas Tiren of Moiben that their sentiments might make farmers shun…

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Leaders condemn the arrest of former PA to suspended Nakuru CEC

A section of leaders in Nakuru County has condemned the arrest of Mr Aden Abdulahi – a former Personal assistant to suspended Nakuru County Cec for Sports Youth and Gender Halima Gababa. Mr.Abdulahi was arrested on Wednesday just two days after he had indicated that his life was in danger. He is said to have received threats from certain quotas following his indifference with the suspended CeC Gababa. Addressing media outside Nakuru Central Police station where Mr.Abdulahi is being held, Nakuru leaders led by Nakuru Town West MP Samuel Arama…

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Involve in corruption at your own risk,Kinyanjui tells his cabinet

Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui has finally fully constituted his cabinet almost one year after he assumed office with a stern warning to the CeCs not to involve in corruption. He said corruption is a key hindrance to service delivery and the CeCs should ensure they serve the citizens transparently. Two vacant posts of Cec were filled on Wednesday after Dr. Zakayo Kariuki and Lawyer Francis Mwangi were sworn in the Health services and Lands dockets respectively. Principal magistrate Wakhumile Ndururu presided over the ceremony attended by among others Nakuru governor…

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Kinyanjui: Titling programme in Nakuru County to be complete in less than two months

The accelerated titling programme in Nakuru County spearheaded by the Presidency will be complete in less than two months Nakuru governor Lee Kinyanjui has said. The programme aims at issuing 100,000 title deeds in Nakuru County alone. President Uhuru Kenyatta issued the directive to have the title deeds processed when he attended a memorial service for 48 Solai dam tragedy victims in May this year. Speaking on Wednesday during the swearing in ceremony of two County CeCs,Kinyanjui said that already 15,000 title deeds have been processed and the other 85,000…

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