Governor Sonko attributes equitable distribution of resources to devolution

Posted by Public Communications Team
on 6 December 2017
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Governor Sonko attributes equitable distribution of resources to devolution

Governor Mike Sonko Wednesday 6th December 2017 said that devolution has created links between the county governments and the National government, hence making the distribution and sharing of national resources equitable.

The Governor who officially opened the first Council of Governor’s sensitization week forum at Kencom House area lauded the council for its steadfast guidance and leadership in matters devolution, terming devolution as the greatest success of the Kenya 2010 constitution.

LYDIAGovernor Mike Sonko extends his hand to pick scissors from Ms Mercy Muguthu of County Public Relations to cut the yellow ribbon signifying the official opening the Council of Governor's sensitization week forum at Kencom House, Moi Avenue. Looking on is the County Ag. Director Public Relations.

The County boss urged the public to take advantage of public participation forums and effectively act as watchdogs to curb wastage and theft of public resources within the county governments.

The Governor reaffirmed his commitment in serving the residents of the city, warning that his Government will deal firmly with illegal dumping of waste,  adding, “Ngarisha Jiji initiative” has been hampered by illegal dumping of waste, which is mostly done at night.” I have instructed my officers to arrest the culprits and arraign them to court.”

Governor Sonko attributed the tremendous improvement of revenue collection in his government to the digitization of revenue streams.  

Governor Sonko said that his government has redoubled its efforts in fighting corruption in all forms to ensure that every single cent is prudently utilized for the benefit of the city residents.

MERCY2Nairobi County Mercy Muguthu explains a point to CECM ICT & e-Government Mr Charles Kerich and CECM, Roads, Public Works and Transport Mr Mohamed Dagane at the County's stand.

The Council of Governor’s Chief Executive Officer Ms Jacqueline Mogeni thanked Governor Sonko for allowing the council to hold its first forum in his County. 

Governor Sonko was accompanied by County Secretary and Head of Public Service Mr. Leboo Ole Morintat,  County Executive Committee Members,  Devolution, Public Service and Administration, Mr Larry Wambua, ICT & eGovernment, Mr Charles Kerich, Education, Sports and Social Services, Ms Janet Ouko, Roads, Public Works & Transport, Mr Mohamed Dagane and Agriculture, Livestock Development, Fisheries and Forestry,  Mr Danvas Makori.