*KERICHO AND LITEIN GET NEW BOARDS*
The newly reconstituted Municipal Boards of Kericho and Litein was on January 19th, 2021 sworn in at the County Government headquarters in a colourful ceremony graced by Governor, H.E.Prof.Paul Chepkwony and Deputy Governor, H.E.Susan Kikwai.
The new board members took oath of office before Kericho Law courts magistrate, Hon.Aziza Ajwang and County Attorney, Gideon Mutai.
The swearing in of the two new boards, was done to conform with the amended Urban Areas and Cities Act(2011) which changed the membership and qualifications of the city and Municipal boards, town and market committees.
In his address, the Governor urged members of the two boards to observe high level of integrity and serve the people of Kericho with justice and fairness.
The CECM in charge of Lands, Housing and Physical Planning, Hon.Barnabas Ngeno assured the members of his department's support and that they have already embarked on an exercise aimed at mapping out functions and resources that can be transferred to the respective municipal boards.
The new boards will be under the chairmanship of Mr. Harry Langat(Kericho Municipality) and Dr.Raymond Kemboi(Litein Municipality)