Mutomo Residents to benefit with 500,000 Metre Cubic Water Tank



By yoana kimwele

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu on Wednesday 21/2/2019 graced the groundbreaking ceremony for the Mutomo water tank that will assist in supplying water to the residents in the area.

The 500,000 metre-cubed tank once completed will aid in curbing water scarcity in prone the area the Governor said.

Speaking at Mutomo during the ceremony, Governor Charity Ngilu said her government will continue providing water to all parts of the county.

The journey of service delivery in Kitui County continued as asual by rolling out development projects that will ensure our people move further from poverty and into prosperity.

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The Governor began the day by presiding over the ground breaking ceremony for a mega water tank with a capacity of 500,000 liters. This tank will drastically improve water available and supply in Mutomo and the neighboring regions.

The minister for water and irrigation Mr Emanuel kisangau who was acampaigning the Governor Reiterated the ministry commitment to adopt the new technology to harvest water across the county

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She then moved to Mutha where she launched the distribution of bursary funds to schools, colleges and Universities. Bursaries worth 45,000,000 Shillings will be issued accross the county in this tranche.

This brings the total bursary funds distributed since I took office just over a year ago to 166,193,698 Shillings.

The Governor’s entourage then proceeded to Katuvwi in Kanziko Ward where to monitor the ongoing Land adjudication and titling programme. The programme aims at putting over 100,000 title deeds in the hands of Kitui County land owners. So far remarkable progress has been made.

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Later in the evening Ngilu met with residents of Timboni in Ikutha/Athi area where we held a successful public participation on Mining at the Iron ore rich zone. We agreed that exploitative tendencies and under hand deals will not be entertained even as we welcome investors to partner with our people in mining activities in Kitui County.