The Council of Governors would like to extend heartfelt condolences to the victims' families, friends and the Government of Tanzania. The County Governments of Kenya share the pain in loss of Lives and property as a result of the earthquake in Bukoba District‚ our thoughts and prayers go out to all the affected.
Intergovernmental Budget and Economic Council (IBEC) Resolutions
1. Short term borrowing: IBEC has now approved mechanism for County governments to access overdrafts at CBK with guarantee from the National Treasury. The borrowing will be 5% of audited revenue and to be repaid within a year.
2. County Government Expenditure Ceilings: That the AG’s interpretation be sought on the amendment to Section 107 of the PFMA law within one week. Pending that clarification, the Controller of Budget approve allocations...
County Governments on Harmonized Performance Management Meeting
The Council of Governors held a stakeholder consultative meeting on the need for a harmonized County Performance Management framework ahead of the forthcoming general election in a bid to lay the groundwork for the incoming government. The meeting attended by senior County officials including Directors and Secretaries from the Public Service Board from all the 47 counties. Also in attendance were Directors of Public Administration, Human Resources and the County Executive Committee members representing...Read More...
Press Statement 26th September, 2016, Council of Governors Offices.
Members of the Press,
Citizens of Kenya,
•The Council congratulates Justice David Maraga for the well-deserved nomination as the Chief Justice .The new Chief Justice is a servant of Justice anchored on the values of Integrity and Justice. We thank him for his continued support to devolution. We believe that he will continue to support devolution like his predecessor, Hon Justice Willy Mutunga and the Council assures him of total support in upholding the rule of Law. •The...
The Kuku-Ni-Pesa Project Launch
First Lady Hellen Obado, Migori County launched the Kuku-Ni-Pesa Project in Wasweta II Ward, Suna West Sub County in Migori
The Kuku-Ni-Pesa Project, a brainchild of Mama Hellen, is a Sh8 Million poultry farming project started to empower women in the 40 wards across eight sub-counties in Migori County. She also distributed a state-of-the art solar powered incubator with a 1,080 egg capacity, Mama Hellen urged women in the area to embrace the project as one that will turn around their economic...
Elgeyo Marakwet Gets a Boost in Water and Health Sectors
H.E Governor Alex Tolgos has officially handed over Kiptoro water project to the community after being rehabilitated by Tullow Oil -Kenya through its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. The rehabilitation consisted of installation of solar powered water pumps, a new water tank, construction of cattle troughs and water taps. Tullow has so far supported four water projects in the County.
Meanwhile, County Executive in charge of Health Mr.Thomas Rutto had on Monday commissioned Medical...
Kiambu County Road Upgrades
The Kiambu County government has named rural roads that have been graded, those opened up and those rehabilitated as the department of Roads, Transport, Public Works and Utilities strives to improve the county road network. The roads include those from Kikuyu Sub- County (Mutiso Kigotho road 3.2KM, Thogoto Orthodox health center road 1.5KM, Dagoretti Tervan road, 2nd Happy Valley - Kiriti valley road 1KM, Riruti road), Juja Sub- County (Theta ward, Murera ward, Kalimoni Road.) and Juja Sub- County...Read More...
Council of Governors Executive Boardroom