On 1st SEPTEMBER, 2020 – at Mwingi North, Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu held a consultative meeting with residents of Koromboko area over an amicable fomular towards sharing of proceeds from sand harvesting between the local community, the County Government of Kitui and the Tanathi River Development Authority, TARDA.
Speaking in the meeting, Governor Ngilu reiterated her commitment to ensure a common ground is reached by all the stake holders.
“I will not change the proposal you have given me, this will create wealth and I totally support you.” Governor Ngilu said.
Further, during the meeting that took place on the banks of Tia River locally referred to as Kiromboko River, Governor Ngilu reiterated her unwaivering intention to alleviate the financial status of the residents as part of achieving what she pledged in her manifesto.
“I put it in my manifesto, to empower my people and create wealth. I support this initiative because it supports me make Kitui people rich, that will always be my plan.” She added.
Matters health, Governor Ngilu also issued a clarion called upon the residents to enroll on The National Hospital Insurance Fund, NHIF to as a means of ensuring they can find quality healthcare across the county Hospitals.
Today’s meeting comes barely a fortnight after a meeting, chaired by Acting CECM Environment and Natural Resources, Patrick Koki Kavasila and a host of leadership from the region took place.
Recommendations from the meeting were tabled and later adopted therefore allowing the community to reap from the sand resource from Kiromboko River.
Governor Ngilu was accompanied by Kiomo Kyethani member of County Assembly, James Muthui Musyoka, Sports,Culture and acting CECM for Environment and Natural Resources Patrick Koki Kuvasila and a host of other community leaders.