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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 ON COUNTY GOVERNMENTS RESPONSE MEASURES TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

7th July, 2021

Chairman CoG2019

Today, I wish to commence this weekly address by appreciating the effort by the National Treasury in disbursing the outstanding balance of the equitable share of revenue to County Governments.
I therefore wish to confirm that the approved total Equitable share of revenue amounting to Kshs.316.5 Billion allocated to County Governments for the Financial Year 2020/2021 is now fully disbursed. Additionally, Conditional Grants amounting to Kshs.38.3 Billion have been disbursed.
As a result of the release of these funds, County Governments are prioritizing the following:
i. Payment of pending bills;

ii. Payment of salaries for County staff; and

iii. Scaling up interventions towards the fight against COVID-19
On this note, County Governments have resources to respond to COVID-19. We however call upon the National Government to consider additional support to Counties within the Lake Region Economic Bloc (13) who have the highest disease burden at the moment.
Further, I wish to note that the new Covid-19 Delta variant is deadly and in some instances, it presents no symptoms. Therefore, we must all be careful and continue to take all the necessary caution.

Having said that, in the last one and a half weeks, forty three (43) County Governments have addressed themselves to the following critical issues:-

 

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