A team from Nairobi University who paid a courtesy visit to the County Government, upon arrival, the team was received by H.E the Deputy Governor Mr. Biwott. The team is in Nandi County in preparation for the visit by H.E the President, The President will visit the County to lay down a foundation stone at the proposed Koitaleel Samoei university
Nandi county H.E The Deputy Governor with beneficiaries of Equity African Leadership Programme. The team is comprised of fourteen in which ten are beneficiaries of wings to fly and four are beneficiaries of pre universities scholarship,the latter are to undergo the training in Nairobi.
2023 students so far have benefited from the programme and 1200 among them are undergoing their undergraduate programmes in various international Universities like Arizona, Toronto and Harvard universities.
The bank Branch Manager Mr Reuben Rutto said that the training is a performance induction to develop scholars into world class leaders who will change the society.The Deputy Governor acknowledged the good work being done by the bank. He emphasized on the need to empower all stakeholders in education sector so as to improve on the best human capital in the industry and in building the economy. Also present were area MCA Fred Kipkemboi, C.O Devolution and Special Programmes Mr. Koech and Town Administrator Mr. Josphat Melly.
H.E The Deputy Governor with Vivienne Chebet and Kennedy Kiplagat who are the beneficiaries of Wings to Fly Iniative and are currently the employees of Equity Bank attached to Kapsabet Branch
Zawadi Africa Educational Fund run by Dr.Susan Mboya(daughter to the late Tom Mboya and wife to Nairobi governor Evans Kidero), helps young academically talented and leadership-oriented girls to get admissions to schools abroad through FULL SCHOLARSHIPS!!
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H.E the deputy Governor Dominic Biwott in his office with a team from Agriculture,Fisheries and Food Authority. The team is in Nandi County for a 3 day roadshow with objective in promoting and encouraging consumption of local products i.e tea and coffee among the residents.
H.E the Deputy Governor confessed that it is time the residents consume their own produce so as to promote the local market for their own agricultural products,this in his opinion will improve the welfare of the farmers in the region.H.E further added that the county government will soon carry out the zoning of all land within the county to enable farmers know the different crops suitable for different areas,this will thus enhance their maximum crop output. The team will traverse through Kapsabet, kaptumo and, Nandi hills towns.
The team aim to conduct the same roadshows in 20 counties.