23nd, March 2019
World Water Day
Theme; leaving no one behind
Kitui Deputy Governor Dr. Wathe Nzau has called on Kitui South residents to invest in agriculture by preparing their land before the rainy season starts, so as to ensure they don’t lack food in any way.
Speaking at Kiati/Kengo/Mwengea Village in Mutha Ward, Kitui South Sub County during the World Water Day Celebrations, he said adequate food production can only be achieved through timely farming by making use of the farm tractors which Governor Charity Ngilu has already distributed to all the Wards in Kitui County and planting in time.
He further said Governor Charity Ngilu’s Government was keen to ensure all the Kitui residents are in a position to assess Food and Water without necessarily moving beyond their Village to get it.
Dr. Wathe also sid, food, and water remain top Governor’s agendalongsidede, affordable health, education and youth development, Women empowerment and wealth creation.
Kwa Ndaki Dam which serves Kiati/Kengo/Mwengea Village was constructed by Kitui County in partnership with National Drought Management Authority and has an estimated Capacity of 150,000 cubic meters
In attendance was the Kitui CECM in charge of Agriculture, Water and Livestock Development Emanuel Kisangau, Water Deputy Director Eng. Kennedy Mutati, County Drought Coordinator Francis Koma, CMMB County CoordinatoJessese Kihuha, among other Senior Officers from County and National Government.