Category: <span>Office of The Governor</span>

UASIN GISHU SET FOR 200 KM URBAN ROAD PAVING PROGRAM
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UASIN GISHU SET FOR 200 KM URBAN ROAD PAVING PROGRAM

Uasin Gishu County is set to benefit immensely with the paving of additional 200 kilometres of roads. This will be realized through the ongoing collaboration with Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) in the quest to enable Eldoret attain a city status. Speaking on Monday after hosting KURA Director General Eng. Silas Kinoti and conducting a...

COUNTY’S PLANS TO PREVENT, TREAT CANCER
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COUNTY’S PLANS TO PREVENT, TREAT CANCER

The County Government of Uasin Gishu has purposed to invest in capacity building for personnel as well as equipping health facilities with modern equipment necessary for the fight against cancer. Governor Jonathan Bii, in a speech read by County Executive for Health Services Dr Sam Kotut, said his government is working to address the existing...

COUNTY, STANBIC BANK PARTNER TO CAPACITY BUILD SMEs
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COUNTY, STANBIC BANK PARTNER TO CAPACITY BUILD SMEs

The County Government of Uasin Gishu in partnership with GIZ/Stanbic Foundation and Stanbic Bank is training Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) from across the six Sub counties on a coaching programme for them to grow economies and transform lives through job creation within their enterprises. CECM for Trade, Cooperatives and Enterprise Development Ms Martha Cheruto...

KENYA ROADS BOARD APPLAUDS UASIN GISHU FOR ENHANCED  MAINTENANCE OF RURAL ROADS
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KENYA ROADS BOARD APPLAUDS UASIN GISHU FOR ENHANCED MAINTENANCE OF RURAL ROADS

Uasin Gishu County Executive Committee Member for Roads, Transport and Public Works Engineer Joseph Lagat says many Sub Counties have surpassed their expectations in the maintenance of roads in the 3rd quarter of this financial year. Speaking during a meeting of county staff with a team of officers from Kenya Roads Board, CECM Lagat said...

TRADE PS VISITS ELDORET NCPB, PLEDGES TO REVIVE WRS
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TRADE PS VISITS ELDORET NCPB, PLEDGES TO REVIVE WRS

The Government has announced plans to revive the Warehouse Receipt System (WRS). Trade Principal Secretary Alfred Ombudo K’Ombudo says the system is key in the Government’s bid to enhance productivity. Speaking after visiting the Eldoret NCPB depot on Thursday, the PS said strengthening the WRS will go a long way towards ensuring farmers have access...

UASIN GISHU COUNTY MARKS WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2023
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UASIN GISHU COUNTY MARKS WORLD WETLANDS DAY 2023

The County Government of Uasin Gishu and other key environmental stakeholders on Thursday joined the rest of the world in celebrating World Wetlands Day, themed “Wetlands Restoration”. World’s Wetlands Day marked on February 2nd, is a global awareness campaign aimed at creating awareness of the value of wetlands. It also marks the Anniversary of the...

GOVERNOR BII HOSTS UK ENVOY
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GOVERNOR BII HOSTS UK ENVOY

In his quest to bring in more investors, Uasin Gishu Governor Jonathan Bii Chelilim, Tuesday, hosted British High Commissioner Amb Jane Marriott. Ambassador Marriott led a delegation from Sustainable Urban Economic Development (SUED) a British consortium of investment advisors and experts that work with county governments to identify bankable projects and link them with development...

BUSINESSES MUST BE LICENSED TO OPERATE, SAYS MENGICH
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BUSINESSES MUST BE LICENSED TO OPERATE, SAYS MENGICH

Acting Chief Officer for Trade, Industrialization and Tourism Kipleting Mengich has called on licensing officers to sensitize traders to have their single business permits as this is one of the departments’ mandates of ensuring that business entities are licensed for them to operate. While addressing the officers on Tuesday at the county headquarters, Mengich maintained...

ADCB BEEFS UP ENFORCEMENT STRATEGIES TO MAKE COUNTY SOBER
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ADCB BEEFS UP ENFORCEMENT STRATEGIES TO MAKE COUNTY SOBER

The Directorate of Alcoholic Drinks Control Board has incorporated the Department of Administration and Coordination in a move to bolster and strengthen enforcement of strategies to fight alcohol and substance abuse. The meeting aimed to strike a multi-faceted collaboration between the Ward Administrators, Sub-County Administrators and ADCB to end the production, consumption and sale of...

RECRUIT MORE MEMBERS, LAGAT URGES BODABODA SACCOS
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RECRUIT MORE MEMBERS, LAGAT URGES BODABODA SACCOS

Acting Chief Officer for Cooperatives and Enterprise Development Isaac Lagat has encouraged registered bodaboda Saccos across the county to recruit more members to join their respective Saccos to enjoy economies of scale. Addressing Kibagenge Bodaboda Sacco on Tuesday at the Cooperative offices Lagat congratulated them for good governance in terms of repaying the enterprise loans...

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