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Governor KinyanjuiNGPU- Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui today called for a good working relationship between governors and senators. "We are not asking them not to carryout their oversight work but be sensitive to the different roles senators and governors play," he said. He expressed hope that governors will be able to look at the Senate for legistlation that can help make devolution a success. Governor Kinyanjui was speaking during the official opening of the inaugural Senate leadership retreat at Sarova Woodlands Hotel in Nakuru. Present at the forum was Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa, Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Lusaka, Clerk of the Senate Jeremiah Nyegenye, Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen, Minority Leader James Orengo, Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and other senators.Governor Kinyanjui said the retreat offers an opportunity to interrogate engagement between governors and the Senate. "There were mistakes done in the past by governors and as a country we cannot afford to repeat them; we need to correct them and be better," he said. CS Wamalwa said the Senate is protector of devolution. He said his ministry will work with the Senate to strengthen and formalise regional county blocks through legislation and policy. Speaker Lusaka said the Senate will start sitting in counties. He said senators will also work to ensure public funds in counties are not misappropriated.

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MORE REVENUE COLLECTIONS BY WARDS WILL ATTRACT COMMENSURATE BENEFITS FROM THE COUNTY 'EXCHEQUER' - OPARANYA

Published: September 19, 2019
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Households in nandi reap big as SDCP program ends

Published: September 10, 2019
Small Holder Dairy Commercialization Programme (SDCP) that has been running for the last thirteen years came to a close today during an exit workshop held at Lelchego Dairy Cooperative Society grounds in Mosoriot. SDCP Programme was jointly funded...

World Vision Holds A 3 Day Nandi County Technical Working Group Inception Workshop

Published: September 10, 2019
World vision advocates for youth involvement in governance and budget making in government, both national and county level. Nandi being a youth-led county having elected the youngest governor in Kenya has made strides in incorporating the youth in...

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