The National Transport and Safety Authority(NTSA) today held an inaugural meeting on 25th November 2020 with the County Transport and Safety Committee(CTSC) ahead of the launch of _Usalama Barabarani programme_ in January 2021.
According to the Director General, NTSA,George Njao, the EU-funded programme aims at strengthening the capacity of the CTSC with an overall view of flattening the curve of road carnage in the country.
Kericho is among six counties along the A104 corridor with high number of road fatalities.
Other beneficiary counties of this grant programme include Makueni, Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Kakamega counties.
Speaking while flagging off new NTSA vehicles, Ag.CECM in charge of Public Works, Roads and Transport, Hon. Dr. Patrick Mutai said the County was committed to partnering with the national government agencies and other stakeholders in ensuring that cases of road fatalities in the county were significantly reduced.