On Sunday 5, May 2018, at Kwa Vonza, Kitui
Governo Charity Kaluki Ngilu has disclosed that Kitui County Textile Centre (KICOTEC) has been earmarked as a potential producer of uniforms for the Namibia Police Service.
Governor Ngilu intimated that after meeting with the Mr Gabon, the Deputy Inspector General of Police, the master Tailor at APTC and the National Police Uniform quarter Master on Friday, she also met with the designer of National Police uniform Captain Sankale.
Captain Sankale agreed to lead a delegation of the Namibian Police Uniform Committee to visit Kitui and to discuss on the possibilities of KICOTEC making the uniforms for Namibia Police.
This is a great show of confidence coming hot on the heels of KICOTEC getting the order to make all the Chief’s and Assistant Chief’s uniform, courtesy of H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta’s directive of 2nd April 2019.
Governor Ngilu disclosed this good news during the
grand opening ceremony of St Andrew’s Parish Kwa Vonza which was officiated by His Grace Archbishop Anthony Muheria the Apostolic Administrator Kitui Diocese.
She also called on elected leaders to unite and serve the electorate, rather than fighting each other and each to stick to their mandates of the seat they serve.
According to the National Government Administration and field Services, Kenya has 3256 Chiefs and 8145 Assistant Chiefs. Their uniform both the working and ceremonial uniform will be made at the Kitui factory.
This is major boost to Youth development and wealth creation pillars in Governor Ngilu’s five pillar manifesto. the youth development and wealth creation pillars in Governor Ngilu’s five pillar manifesto.
It also positions Kitui County role as a key driver of the manufacturing agenda of the Big Four agenda.
Governor Ngilu also used the occasion to call on elected leaders to unite and serve the electorate, rather than fighting each other. She’s reminded all elected leaders to remember the seats they were elected for and to stick to their mandates.