Month: December 2016

13 Dec
By: Evans Sirma 0 0

PRESIDENT UHURU OPENS UP ROAD NETWORK IN NANDI COUNTY.

President Uhuru Kenyatta and H.E William Rutto are expected to launch the re- capeting of Kopere- Timboroa road, upgrade Danger-Kimondi Sironoi-Chemuswa roads to bitumen standard and also
commision Kimondi bridge.
Kapkatembu – Salient- Lemook-Rivatex and Chepterwai-Kaiboi roads will also be given consideration.

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13 Dec
By: Evans Sirma 0 0

OVER 400 TITLE DEEDS ISSUED TO KABWARENG RESIDENTS.

Nandi County Government is going to benefit from the National Government’s Ksh.460M to join the National grid and in ensure all homesteads are connected with electricity, Deputy President William Rutto has said. Rutto however, asserted that Jubilee Government is at its final stage in fulfilling the political pledges it promised Kenyans in 2013. Addressing hundreds of Nandi residents today in Bonjoge Primary School Kabwareng Ward in Aldai Sub County when issuing over400 land title deeds, Rutto noted that residents of Kereri, Koibarak, Koitabut, Chepkuny, Kapkeben and other villages of the greater Bonjoge Location ought to benefit from the last mile connectivity and that Ksh.50M has been set aside to see that the over 600 families gets power.
On his part, Nandi Governor Dr.Cleophas Lagat urged the locals who received their land ownership documents to concentrate on their lands and develop them “Since you are now liberated and entitled to your property after being squatters for 3 decades, don’t be tempted to sell your land ” said Dr.Lagat. The Governor however, challenged Bonjoge community to work extra hard and properly invest on their luctrative soil so that they can realize their agricultural potential.
Governor Lagat said his Administration through Agriculture Department will see that milk coolers were installed in the 30 Civic Wards to increase milk production in Nandi.
Elsewhere in Kurgung Deputy President presided over a funds drive in aid of several Churches where also thanked GovernorLagat Rutto for the great efforts he has put in ensuring that Kurgung Boys High School centre of excellence.
Present were Nandi Senator Stephen Sang, Aldai MP Cornelly Serem and his Mosop and Tinderet counterparts Stephen Bitok and Julius Melly respectively.

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01 Dec
By: Evans Sirma 0 0

GOVERNOR LAGAT COMMISSIONS AMANI MARKET TO FOSTER UNITY IN KAMUNG’EI BORDER

Nandi County Governor Dr.Cleophas Lagat has commissioned works for the construction of Amani market in Kamungei, Mosop Sub County.

Speaking while he launched the project Lagat said that the decision to establish the market was a consensus reached at by his government and the residents following the inter-community conflict between the Nandis and bordering Kabras community from Kakamega County in November 2014, which threatened peace in the area.

Governor Lagat added that the market will provide a lasting peace between the two neigbouring communities since it will empower the residents from both communities,who will not only exchange goods and services but will share ideas as well.

“Trade will open up interaction and create a bond the two communities hence forging good relationship,”he said.

Moreover, he has assured of his administration’s agenda to upgrade the communication network and to transform the regions development to foster peace and reduce poverty to avert a similar clashes.

“As a government we cherish peace and its only through business that we can eradicate poverty andend conflicts,” he added.

Further, he has called on the youth not to misuse their energy but to instead join in building the nation and keeping peace,” he added.

The County’s move to establish the market has been applauded by the residents who have termed the development has a major milestone in uniting with their neighbours and boost to their socio–economic live.

Residents said that the Amani as the name suggest will help restore trust and tranquility with their neigbours.

According to Chief Officer Trade Investment and development Mr Jacob Sisey the two markets will serve as trading centres where farmers will auction their livestock, clothes and farm produce.

“The market will officially be opened late next year in January by NCIC Chair Mr Francis Ole Kaparo who brokered peace between the two communities during the 2014 border skirmishes,” he said.

Accompanying the governor was CEC Trade Investment and Development Mr Style Kessio and other county government officials.

 

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