Uasin Gishu Governor Jackson Mandago E.G.H on Tuesday toured Moiben ward in Moiben Sub-county where he inspected various development projects initiated by his administration.
During the tour, the Governor outlined his commitment to making sure that all the projects under his watch will be completed before his term lapses.
He commissioned Toloita Water project which he said is expected to serve over 2,000 households.
Mandago said his administration will drill a borehole in every village which will supply water to all the public utilities and households.
Give us the time and we will make sure you get water in 3 years’ time, we are currently distilling dams and drilling boreholes,” he told locals.
Already, the county government of Uasin Gishu has acquired waterworks machinery to actualize the Governor’s vision of water provision to every household.
During the 2017 general elections campaigns, Mandago promised locals that water was going to be his top agenda.
Later, he inspected the Toloita Milk Cooling plant which will be commissioned next week by PS Livestock.
Mandago also held a Public Baraza where he advised farmers to buy shares for the Moisoy cooperatives which has plans to establish a milling plant so that they can also benefit.
During the tour, the Governor launched drilling of water at Mosop Primary school which upon completion, it’s expected to serve over 500 households.
He later held a public Baraza at Mosop dispensary grounds where he said households will benefit from the water project.
Diversification also dominated the Governor’s speech, saying Toloita and Mosop water Projects will help provide water for irrigation hence boosting the diversification call.
Mandago also issued Avocado seedlings to the farmers who are in cooperatives, urging other farmers to join cooperatives so as to help the government for efficiency in service delivery.
The County Boss earlier attended an SDA camp meeting at Toloita Primary school where he advised youths to enroll for technical courses which he said are very fruitful and would enable them to be self-employed.
During the tour, the Governor issued a cheque to reformed brewers (women) who are venturing in livestock farming as part of the empowering women initiative.
He also issued cheques for construction of cattle dips in the area.
On her part, CEC Cooperatives Esther Mutai reiterated her commitment in making sure that farmers join various cooperatives societies urging them to take the call seriously.
The Governor was accompanied by County Executives Dr. Emily Kogo (Trade), Samuel Yego (Agriculture) Chief Officers Simion Kemei (Water) Julius Rotich (Agriculture) Pius Kigen (Cooperatives) John Kemboi (ICT) Dr. Gregory Ondieki (Health) Area MCA Noah Kemboi among other county officials.