Ngunjiri to lobby MPs to reject BBI’s report if not citizen-centered

Bahati MP Onesmus Kimani Ngunjiri has vowed to lobby MPs to reject the Building Bridges Initiative Report if it does not factor in the interests of common citizens. Addressing media in Nakuru on Friday morning, the vocal legislator revealed that the BBI report proposal to have President elected through Parliamentary system is out of order as it leaves out citizens’ role in electoral process. The Bahati Legislator adding that the move by a section of leaders to create position for themselves through the BBI will not sail through. According to…

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Government launches internship program for youths

The process of filling 3600 advertised internship opportunities in government ministries, agencies and boards has been launched. Speaking on Tuesday during the launch at the Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology in Nakuru, Public Service Commission Commissioner General Dr. Reuben Chirchir revealed that the commission was overwhelmed by high number of youths adding up to 18,000 who applied for the limited positions and only 8,000 youths were shortlisted for the interviews. “There is overwhelming number of youths who applied but unfortunately only 8,000 were shortlisted for the interviews” he…

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Nakuru youths fault Kinyanjui’s administration

Youths in Nakuru County have faulted the leadership of Governor Lee Kinyanjui over what they term is negligence on matters of youth. Addressing media in Nakuru on Saturday led by Duke Ombagi, the irate youths raised concerns in manner in which the youths have been neglected by the leadership of the day. They also accused Governor Kinyanjui of operating at the Milimani offices instead of the county headquarters where he can be easily accessed. The youths drawn from various sub counties in Nakuru are now demanding that their concerns be…

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Another Nakuru CEC on spot over sports funds

The fate of Nakuru County CEC for Finance Joseph Kiuna is now in the hands of the Nakuru County MCAs this is after Nakuru County Youths Caucus petitioned his conduct. The petition is in relation to sports funds (Kshs 30,000 per ward) that were given to Sports officer for teams’ planning to participate in inter-county games. However it has emerged that the funds were later recalled by the Finance department under unclear circumstances. Nakuru youths have now raised concerns after it emerged that the funds were returned without any clear…

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Kinyanjui bows to pressure ,suspends CEC for Sports youth gender and social services

Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui has finally bowed in to the pressure form the youths and on Thursday suspended embattled Nakuru county CEC for Sports youth gender and social services Halima Gababa Abdullahi over allegations of gross misconduct. In a statement, Kinyanjui suspended Gababa for a period of 60 days pending investigations into the allegations. Gababa has been accused of insubordination, arrogance and infighting with her chief officer. She is one of the CECs that the county assembly rejected after Governor Kinyanjui forwarded names of his nominees upon assuming office. She…

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Njoro MP launches program that will see 3,000 youths empowered

Three thousands needy youth in Njoro constituency will benefit from short vocational courses sponsored by Njoro National Government Constituency Development Fund. This is aimed at equipping them with a skills set to enable them become self reliant.Addressing media on Monday in Lare Ward during the launch, area Member of Parliament Charity Gathambi said the four-year program seeks to empower youth and ensure they avert drugs and substance abuse. “The four-year program seeks to empower youth and ensure they avert drugs and substance abuse which has hindered meaningful development in the…

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