The County Government of Uasin Gishu has launched a 21 day sensitization exercise that aims at calling upon the locals to embrace technology in revenue collection by the administration.
Speaking during the launch, Uasin Gishu Deputy Governor H. E Hon Daniel Chemno called upon members of the public to ensure that they pay for all their dues to the County
Government adding that it is as important as the service they require from the administration.
He said that since time immemorial governments are obliged to providing quality services to their citizens.
The Deputy Governor added that automation of service by the County Government was one of the ways of improving service delivery to the locals.
He said that the administration was committed to ensuring that all their dues have been collected from those who receive their services.
“I call upon the business community to ensure that they get the right single business permits from the County Government” Said the DG.
He said matters of compliance will be given top priority during the 21 day public engagement in the entire County.
During the exercise members of the public will be sensitized on importance of paying revenue such as single business permit, land rates, cess, parking fees among others.
On her part CECM In charge of ICT, Trade and E-Government Dr. Emily Kogos said that the County Government was committed on embracing new technology in all its operation to improve service delivery to all its clients.
She said that the County Government of Uasin Gishu will soon roll out plans to install free WIFI in designated arrears within the County to facilitate internet access.
Finance and Planning CECM CPA Julias Rutto urged all stakeholders to partner with the County Government for improved revenue collection.
“The same way you expect the government to deliver service to you, in equal measure it expects you to pay all the revenue for service it is rendering to you” said Rutto. “All the operations and plans envisioned by the County Government of Uasin Gishu will not be operationalized if we don’t pay our revenues” Added the CECM
The CEC called upon all stakeholders to avail the right information to the government on matters of revenue collection.
On their part, the business community assured the County Government their maximum support on implementation of the exercise.