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I am Fulfilling My Campaign Pledges – Ngilu to Teachers

Kitui Governor’s Press

Saturday, September 29, 2018

By Barrack Muli,

Governor Charity Ngilu has underlined her achievements a year after assuming office as the county top officer.

Addressing the Kenya National Union of Teachers {KNUT}officials and teachers at the Kitui Multipurpose grounds today, the Governor said her government had reached substantive accomplishments in the short time she has served as Governor.

Ngilu said she has embraced a diverse shift in service delivery to chase her dream hinged on transforming the county anchored on five pillars majorly focusing on food production, universal healthcare for all and Youth development.

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She highlighted her plan to mechanize agriculture through additional purchase of tractors to increase land under acreage. Ngilu noted that at least 102 boreholes have been rehabilitated and a total of 1600 water tanks of 10000 litres supplied to schools, health centres and markets across the county.
Further, she said repairs on Masinga line have been done to supply water to 11 wards among them Kauwi, Kithumula, Mutonguni, Matinyani, Kyangwithya East, Kyangwithya West, Township, Nzambani, Mulango, Kisasi and Yatta Kwa Vonza.

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Noting the existing challenges of water scarcity in the county, Ngilu said her government would rehabilitate the Kiambere-Mwingi line to avail water to residents in Mwingi, Mutomo and Kitui Rural areas.

In the healthcare, the Governor said the implementation of the County Health Insurance Cover will ensure Kitui people access affordable healthcare at all county facilities and added that the hospitals were equipped to guarantee proper patient care.

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The Governor pointed out other areas targeted as Livestock trucking programme across markets, the garment making factory and an empowerment fund to support local businesses especially the youth, women and people living with disabilities to access inexpensive loans and attain a fair competition for business opportunities especially those offered by the national and county governments.

Photo: Governor Charity Ngilu exchanges pleasantries with the acting 1st National KNUT Vice Chair person Collins Oyuu during the Union’s meeting held at Kitui Multi-Purpose grounds today