Uasin Gishu County Governor H.E Hon Jackson Mandago has asked the national treasury to allocate more funds to institutions that will propel realization of the governments ‘Big Four’ agendas.
Speaking in his office when he hosted a top management team from Kenya Urban Roads Authority (KURA) on Friday Morning, Governor Mandago applauded the authority for the work it is doing to discharge its mandate. He said that KURA has done a commendable job in connecting road networks in the country limited resources notwithstanding.
The county boss added that the decision by his administration to work with all stakeholders in the region has hastened completion of all projects on time.
“We hold a multi-agency stakeholder meeting in Uasin Gishu regularly. This has led to seamless realization of all project. Our main aim is to improve the livelihoods of the residents.” Said Mandago.
“We don’t have boundaries working here, neither do we require permission from KURA to supervise their projects” added the Governor.
H. E Mandago commended the board for routine inspection of their projects saying that it was the only way of ensuring that projects are implemented as required.
Governor Mandago who doubles up as NOREB Chair further asked for collaboration on placing youth on internship program adding that this was the only of capacity building for local contractors.
On their part KURA praised Uasin Gishu County for their cooperation with the state owned parastatal which has helped them achieve their objectives. He pointed out that the Uasin Gishu County Government has cleared road reserves that had earlier been encroached on. The delegation was led by their by Ag. Board Chair Henry Murwa.
He added that the authority will continue supporting all projects within Uasin Gishu as it was the gateway to international trade within East African countries.
“We are supporting your noble idea of placing fresh graduates to various institutions KURA included on an internship program. I am glad to report to you Your Excellency that we shall offer opportunities to qualified youths.” Posed the chair.