Kinyanjui: No county money was returned to National treasury

Lee Kinyanjui

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has refuted claims that Nakuru County returned huge sum of money unused to the National treasury in the last financial year. Speaking on Thursday during a media breakfast, the county boss lashed out at those spearheading the narrative. According to Kinyanjui, his administration did not return the funds but rather kept the money for County Emergency. “As a county, we have prudently put in place mechanisms to manage funds and no fund has been returned to National treasury as is being purported by some quarters,” said…

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Legislators oppose ‘speedy’ elevation of Nakuru to City

The process of elevating Nakuru to city may hit a snag after Nakuru legislators caucus presented a report that indirectly rejects the process which they term as pure public relation. The report that was on Monday presented to the ad-hoc committee that is collecting views from members of the public on city status process cited various issues that are yet to be addressed before Nakuru can gain the city status. According to Nakuru legislators, Nakuru still faces challenges of storm water drainage, solid waste management, lack of proper cemetery and…

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Ensure fairness during distribution of relief items, Senator Kihika

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has called on local administrators in Nessuit to ensure only genuine victims receive relief items provided after the skirmishes that broke in the area recently. Speaking in the area on Saturday when she accompanied Njoro MP Charity Kathambi for a peace meeting, the vocal Nakuru Senator said relief food and other items are meant to benefit genuine families. While citing the Solai Dam tragedy where local administrators were accused of interfering with the compensation process, Senator Kihika asked the local administrators in Nessuit to do everything…

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Be ambassadors of Big 4 agenda at grass root level, Kihika urges elected leaders

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has challenged elected Jubilee leaders in Nakuru to be ambassadors of the Government’s Big 4 agenda at the grass root level. Speaking in Nakuru on Friday during public sensitization forum on various government funds meant to empower women, youth and marginalized groups Senator Kihika said the Big four agenda cannot be achieved if left to the President alone but rather he needs support of all leaders. While noting that many youths and women are yet to understand more about the funds, the Senator called on leaders…

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How Senator Kihika,MPs saved Speaker Kairo from impeachment

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika, MPs Samuel Arama (Nakuru Town West) and David Gikaria (Nakuru Town East) move to meet MCAs might just have saved Nakuru County assembly speaker Joel Main Kairo from being impeached. Sources have it that a meeting between the leaders and the MCAs saw a number of MCAs keep off the motion that was seeking to remove Mr. Kairo from office over alleged incompetence and abuse of office. The intervention saw a meeting convened with a section of the assembly members on Sunday 17th June 2018 evening.The…

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Senator Kihika calls for quality education in schools

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has called on education stakeholders to ensure quality education in education in all learning institutions. Speaking on Monday at the Kaptembwa Primary school in Nakuru West Sub County, the legislator said a transformed society will only depend on the quality of education in learning institutions. While congratulating Kaptembwa Primary School for emerging position five in last year’s KCPE, Senator Kihika called on other learning institutions to emulate such institutions in ensuring quality education. “I must say I am impressed by the magnificent look of the school.…

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