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About The Council of Governors

The Council of County Governors (COG) is a non-partisan organization established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act (IGRA 2012). The Council of Governors  comprises of the Governors of the forty-seven Counties. main functions are the promotion of visionary leadership; sharing of best practices and; offer a collective voice on policy issues; promote inter – county consultations; encourage and initiate information sharing on the performance of County Governments with regard to the execution of their functions; collective consultation on matters of interest to County Governments.

What We Do

COG provides a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for Governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions (Section 20).

Our Mission

Benchmark of excellence in devolution that is non-partisan; providing a supporting pillar for County Government as a platform for consultation, information sharing,capacity building, performance management  and dispute resolution.

Our Vision

To have Prosperous and Democratic Counties delivering services to every Kenyan

Our Values

Professionalism, Independence, Equality and Equity, Cooperation, Visionary.

Our Motto

48 Governments, 1 Nation

PRESS STATEMENT

5th January  2022

Chairman CoG2019Fellow Kenyans,
Members of the Press,
Happy New Year, 2022

We welcome this year with renewed hope and the desire to achieve more milestones as we approach the end of the second term of county governments. We commit to continue making improvements in the delivery of services to our people.
I take note that this year, 2022 will be a very busy year especially as the country prepares for the general elections which are scheduled for August this year.
In this regard, I wish to make an appeal to the members of parliament to play their role in the preparation for peaceful elections with effect from today by showing decorum during their debate on the Amendment to the Political Parties Act that resumes this afternoon.
It is the show of decorum in Parliament which took place in the past by such leaders like
1. Tom Mboya,
2. Ronald Ngala,
3. Martin Shikuku,
4. Argwings Kodhek,
5. Masinde Muliro,
6. Benard Mati;

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