By Charles Muthoka
13th Nov 2018
The Deputy Governor Kitui county Dr. Gideon wathe Nzau led a team of county Executives to attend a breakfast meeting at Kitui Energy Centre, early in the day.
The event was organised by the Purpose NGO in partnership with the County Government of Kitui ,Groots Kenya, CAFOD and Kitui Cartas through the Ministry of Environment, Energy and Natural resources.
Use of Solar, Biogas, and briquettes dominated in the meeting as an alternative of charcoal burning which is dangerous to our health and also destruction of the environment.
The Civil societies used that forum to request the County government to partner with them and support their campaign of promoting clean and affordable power in Kitui county which is mainly use of Solar power.
The Deputy Governor who represented H.E Governor Charity Ngilu, acknowledged them that, the county government of kitui has been advocating for use of alternative source of energy apart from cutting down of trees and promised them that, the Kitui Governor is ready to partner and work with all the NGOs whose mission and agenda is to help the people of kitui without any partiality.
The executives promised the partners that, they are ready to work with them and promote use of clean and affordable power across the Ministries.
The Minister for environment,Energy and Natural resources Hon. John Makau, thanked all the officers for attending and requested them to help him in all corners of kitui county to fight cartels of charcoal burning.