20th, August 2019|By County Diary
Kitui- Ministry of youth development and ICT chief officer Mr Geoffrey Changangu, have assured youth in kitui county, that the government will make sure youth get the 30% of all county government tenders in line with the constitutional requirement, The COUNTY DIARY has learnt
The Chief officer revealed that he the Ministry of youth development and ICT has to written to all sister ministries requesting them to make sure the constitutional 30% allocated to people living with disabilities, youth and women are given to the right entities.
Mr changangu acknowledge how the youth are disadvantaged, while trying to secure opportunities, Hustling to grow and has stop,With wazees claiming also to be youths and taking the space which complicates matters .
last week, the ministry took a broad step and wrote to all ministries reminding them of law. I went ahead and I specifically requested all tenders of >500k to be advanced to youths. Changangu, added.
I reminded my colleagues of youth challenges, Further more, he revealed the ministry has embarked on registering all youth groups in readiness to earnest fruits of youth empowerment fund.
“we announced this late June in all local radio channel’s.the door is not closed. Any youth group can still file returns with us so as to know the point of intersection, the Chief officer added.