TRANSFER OF KAPSABET LIBRARY TO THE COUNTY
The County Government of Nandi has broadened its functions following the transfer of Kenya National Library Services (KNLS) to devolved unit.
The transition is in line with the fourth schedule of the constitution which transferred library services to the devolved units.
In the Kenya Gazette notice dated August 9, 2019, the Inter-Governmental Technical Relations Committee (IGTRC) approved the delineation of KNLS functions and distribution of libraries between the National and County Governments.
Libraries play critical role critical in the access to information, fostering a reading culture and promoting learning among citizens.
The handing over exercise was led by Felix Maiyo who represented the County Secretary, Alex Ombwogi from the Kenya National Library Services and overseen by Ali Wario from the Intergovernmental Relations Technical Committee (IGRTC).
The handing over process was sealed with the signing of the asset register by both entities.
Also present was the County Human Resource Director Gorety Rotich among other officials.