Over 3000 locals in Cheptiret/Kipchamo Ward in Kesses constituency are set to benefit from a water project launched on Monday.
The borehole project will be powered by solar energy. It will be producing six cubic metres per hour.
Speaking during the launch of the project Governor Jackson Mandago affirmed that water is his priority.
Mandago also promised that other water projects like Kerita Dam, Plateau, Ngeria, Seiyo borehole and Kaptumo Pan will soon be completed.
He further revealed that Ksh7 million has been set aside for completion of Cheptiret Dispensary as part of the Big Four Agenda.
The county boss also urged youths who did not get chances into universities to join VTCs and Technical Institutions so as to acquire skills that will enable them to be self-employed and self-reliant.
County Executive in charge of Environment Mary Njogu who noted that Cheptiret Dam will be desilted even as the county works to connect all households to water, as Governor Mandago’s vision is.
Njogu said water projects will be connected with solar pumps so that the public can access water cheaply.
County Executive for Trade and ICT, Dr. Emily Kogos, acknowledged that Cheptiret is the second-best market in revenue collection.
She said the County is completing 71 stalls plus a water tower for the market.
Finance Executive, CPA Julius Ruto, on his part urged the community to fully participate in the incoming census activity as it forms the basis of resource distribution in the country.