GOVERNOR STEPHEN SANG LEADS NANDI RESIDENTS IN A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE AT KIMONDI FOREST.
On Monday, H.E Governor Stephen Sang led Nandi residents in a tree planting event at Kimondi Forest,in response to the national holiday for tree planting directive by Cabinet Secretary Prof. Kithure Kindiki. The County Government mobilized residents at all levels, aligning with the 10 year plan target to plant 300 million trees, as part of the global effort to combat climate change.
In line with this initiative,H.E Hon. Stephen Sang hosted the cabinet secretary for public service Moses Kuria for the tree planting exercise at Kimondi forest. The cabinet secretary was representing the president who sent his cabinet secretaries and principal secretaries to every county so that every county can contribute to the 100million tree target set by the Environment Cabinet Secretary, Soipan Tuya and 500 million cumulative by the end of the short rains.
Governor Sang highlighted the county’s commitment, having already planted seedlings consequently and promised to meet their goal. Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria on his end, commended the county’s conservation efforts and urged continuous work toward doubling the forest cover. A total of 20,000 tree seedlings were planted at Kimondi forest.
The event, hosted by Governor Sang, was graced by Hon. Moses Kuria, the CS for Public Service, Eng. John Tanui, the PS for the State Department of ICT and Digital economy,Ambassador Wilson Kogo, Chief Officer for Lands, Water and Natural Resources, Jonah Biwott, and Nandi county commissioner Caroline Mueni among other leaders.