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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

To deepen devolution through coordination, consultation, information sharing, capacity building, performance management, and dispute resolution.

Our Vision

Prosperous Counties that are drivers of socio-economic growth and development and quality service delivery.

Our Values

Collaboration and Partnership, Integrity, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Innovation, Professionalism

Our Motto

48 Governments, 1 Nation

COMMUNIQUÉ AT THE END OF THE GOVERNORS AND DEPUTY GOVERNORS RETREAT

 

Chairman CoG2019Members of the Press,
Fellow Citizens,
The Council of Governors has concluded a two-day retreat themed “Public Finance, Procurement and Human Resource Management in Counties: What Works?” held at the Great Rift Valley Lodge, Naivasha.

The forum brought together Governors, Deputy Governors, the National Treasury, Office of Controller of Budget, Office of the Auditor General, Commission on Revenue Allocation, Public Procurement Regulatory Authority, Salaries and Remuneration Commission, Development Partners and Private Sector.

The purpose of the retreat was to address common challenges affecting County Governments with regards to Public Finance, Procurement and Human Resource Management with a view to facilitate smooth service delivery across the forty-seven (47) County Governments.

In line with the set objectives and deliberations, the following resolutions have been agreed upon, THAT:

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