"I will endeavor to complete the projects and programs initiated by my late predecessor, H.E. Susan Kikwai. I pray that God may grant me the wisdom and energy as I take up the daunting task of trying to fit into her big shoes, " these were the words of H.E. Lily Ng'ok in her maiden speech after she was sworn in today (29th April, 2021) as the second Deputy Governor of Kericho County.
The administration of oath of office was conducted by Kericho High Court Presiding Judge, Hon.Asenath Ongeri and assisted by Kericho County Attorney, Mr. Gideon Mutai.
H.E. Ng'ok who takes up the position following the death of H.E.Susan Kikwai in March this year promised to support H.E.Prof.Paul Chepkwony in serving the great people of Kericho County in the remaining part of his second term.
She thanked the Governor for his unwavering trust and strong believe in women leadership.
She called upon both the County Assembly and the Executive arm of the County Government to consolidate their energies and focus in delivering services to the people of Kericho.
The Governor on his part assured Ng'ok of his total support as she assumes her new office urging her to serve all the people of Kericho with utmost respect, equality and transparency.
Several dignitaries in attendance included Deputy Governors, Dr. Owili Ochieng(Kisumu), Dr.Eric Korir (Nakuru), Mr. Shadrack Rotich(Bomet), Kericho County Assembly Speaker, Hon. Dominic Rono, MCAs among others.