: 11-Sep-2022 08:12pm
Today, H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai made a working tour of Kericho County Referral Hospital to assess its operations.
Upon visiting different sections of the facility including the Radiology and Ren
al Units, maternity wing and pharmacy, the Governor recommended that there was a need for urgent streamlining of the procurement section in the facility so as to have a seamless and uninterrupted supply and distribution of drugs to all the health facilities across the County.
While lauding the positive progress registered in the infrastructural growth of the hospital, the County boss said his administration was focused in the long term to mobilize resources towards the construction of mother-child and oncology centres within the facility. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:11pm
In their push to enhance access to clean drinking water in Kericho County, stakeholders in the water sector, today held a consultative meeting with H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai in his office.
ictoria South Water Works Development Agency (LVSWWDA), Kericho Water and Sanitation Company Ltd. (KEWASCO) and the Department of Water, Energy, Environment, Forestry and Natural Resources, briefed the Governor on the overall status of various water projects in the county, with special focus on the mega Kimugu Water project in Kericho town.
The team which was led by LVSWWDA Ag. Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Chrispine Juma and KEWASCO Managing Director, Eng. Kibii Siele, reported that the Ksh. 1.2 billion Kimugu water project was set for completion at the end of this month and commissioning expected to take place in December this year.
During the meeting, the Governor called for the fast tracking of construction of a waste water treatment plant in Litein municipality.
According to Juma, the scope of the German Development Bank funded project, include, the expansion and rehabilitation of Itare water project, the construction of a sewerage network and a waste water treatment plant in the town. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:10pm
Drivers constitute a very critical workforce in government.
It is in recognition of such vital role that H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai, today held his maiden meeting with all drivers serving in his g
The meeting which served as a familiarization exercise also provided an opportunity for the drivers to air out their work related challenges.
The Governor on his part thanked them for their work fidelity and assured them that his government will ensure that their welfare was well addressed and their work dignified.
He said that just like other professionals, drivers too have the right to develop and grow their driving careers through regular refresher courses and other trainings. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:09pm
As part of the efforts to build and cement working relationship with its investors, the County Government of Kericho has this morning hosted the management of James Finlay Kenya Ltd.
s team led by its Managing Director, Simeon Hutchinson and flanked by his Corporate Affairs Manager, Mr.Sammy Kirui, held a lengthy consultative meeting with H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai, on areas of mutual interest in coming up with a win- win situation on the whole idea of tea plucking mechanization as well as enhancing of Corporate Social Responsibility.
While assuring the multinational company of his government's support, the Governor urged them to think outside the box by resting the big tea plucking machines and instead use the handheld ones so that more people get employed in the sector.
Finlay on its hand cited international law challenges on the optimization of the mechanization program but assured the Governor that the company will consult further and revert soon. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:07pm
The County Government of Kericho is set to roll out a scholarship programme targeting 3000 students in the county in the coming weeks.
Governor, H.E. Dr. Eric Mutai made the announcement today while
presiding over this year's event organized by Finlays Community Trust to award scholarships to bright students drawn from Bomet and Kericho Counties.
This year, the Trust allocated Ksh. 32.2 million to both Undergraduate and Masters program.
The Governor lauded James Finlays for such a transformative initiative saying it has touched many lives and positively changed the world.
While emphasizing how education is a great social equalizer, the Governor called upon the multinational company to consider enhancing the kitty moving forward so that more students benefit from the program.
: 11-Sep-2022 08:07pm
Investing in the skills development of a nation through vocational training is a critical component of human capital development.
It is against this backdrop that Kericho Governor, H.E. Dr. Eric Mut
ai, today held a consultative meeting with managers and instructors of various Vocational Training Centres in the county.
During the meeting also attended by Deputy Governor, H.E. Eng. Fredrick Kirui, the Governor underscored the need to address both the infrastructural and human resource related challenges facing the institutions.
He said his government was committed in bringing on board different partners with an aim of mobilizing resources to be channeled towards subsidizing tuition for students enrolling in the institutions while at the same time linking the graduates to the job market. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:06pm
Kericho County is in a clear path of putting up a milk processing plant and a feeds factory.
This was revealed today by Kericho Governor, H.E. Dr. Eric Mutai when he hosted representative officials
of Kericho Dairy Cooperative Union(KDCU) in his office.
KDCU is a conglomerate of dairy cooperatives across the County which have strategically united to partner with the county government in the establishment of a dairy processor.
H.E the Governor said his manifesto clearly recognizes the role played by dairy farming and assured the team of his support to ensure that each cooperative has a milk cooling plant so that they have the capacity to supply their milk produce to the proposed milk processor.
The Governor further directed the Departments of Agriculture and that of Finance to prepare a clear and robust roadmap of funds allocation and resource mobilization towards the achievement of this milestone.
The Governor was flanked by H.E. Deputy Governor, Eng. Fredrick Kirui and other top government officials. Show Less...
: 11-Sep-2022 08:01pm
As part of the efforts to build and cement working relationship with its strategic partners, the County Government of Kericho has this morning played host to the management of University of Kabianga .
The team led by the Vice Chancellor Prof.Wilson Kipngeno and flanked by his Deputy Vice Chancellors in charge of various functions, held a lengthy consultative meeting with H.E. Governor, Dr. Eric Mutai and his Deputy, H.E. Eng. Kirui Fredrick.
The engagement was centered on the need to strengthen mutual cooperation and collaboration between the CGK and the university in areas of research, training and innovation.
The Governor said his administration was keen in expanding the existing facility partnership in Kapkatet Sub County Hospital to more County Health facilities.
The meeting also agreed to fastrack consultations on how to operationalize Roret pineapple plant by the university through Public Private partnership Show Less...