By the County diary editor.
19h October 2018
Aggrey Nzomo, the NYC Chairperson Kitui County who comes from the remote area of Mutito sub county, Malalani ward is among the few Kenyans who have won Hero’s Recognition by the State. The hero’s award is a special recognition awarded by the State to Kenyans with outstanding talents, leadership skills and those whose actions foster the great name of the Country.
Nzomo remains one of the most highly recognized Youth Leader not only in Kitui but also the entire Country. Having led various agitation forums, he has remained one of the most covered young leader in the region. The NYC Kitui Chapter is credited for having increased confidence among many youths to hold leaders accountable and to participate on development matters.
“I owe this award to the people and the youth of Kitui. I dedicate it the future Youth leadership and all those who care to give young people a chance to prove themselves”, said Aggrey over phone call to our writers.
State recognition awards are very rare to find across the Ukambani region. Many young people feel honored by Aggrey recogonition
Mr. Nzomo is a renowned icon in youth leadership across the country. He has been recognized by the State for his outstanding leadership having been part to various breakthrough on youth matters countrywide.
He is also remembered for his push for County Governments to embrace youth in key appointments, 30% procurement opportunities, leadership and social development, Nzomo has entered the record as a Young Hero destined for big prestigious State coveted titles in future Steve Mumbu said.
The Head of state HE President Uhuru Kenyatta has recognized NYC Kitui County fraternity through our Chairman Aggrey Nzomo and awarded him the state Hero award Mashujaa Day this year, Aggrey Nzomo has been at limelight for advancing youth agenda through NYC, This include creating awareness on drug and substance abuse, early pregnancies through Afya Halisi and host of achievements.
He is celebrated for giving iconic speeches in youth summits in state house including telling the president that 60 % of youths survive on SPORTPESA and other gambling activities to feed their young families.
Nzomo has also speared the youth policy Change 2018 including being part of the formulation of the NYC strategic plan 2018 that Our President approved during the International Youth week. Amid betrayal and abuses, Nzomo presents a sober self and tolerance character. His emotions are never betrayed even when critics come baying for his blood.
NYC leadership, will have left behind more vibrant and courageous NYC representatives who will vehemently carry on the mantle.
Milton Nyamai NYC chairman Kitui south Constituency said.
He will tomorrow join freedom fighters, celebrated sportsmen and women and other special Kenyans in the Mashujaa day’s fete to be held in Kakamega for this award.