His Excellency Governor Francis Kimemia has today, for the second day running, issued hundreds of gas cylinders, water tanks, relief food and blankets to vulnerable families in Geta ward, Kipipiri sub-county.
Committing to implement his development and empowerment plans, Governor Kimemia assured the families that no effort will be spared to ensure that interventions which improve on their standards of living are effected.
“This is one of the many interventions we have put in place to ensure that all families, especially the most vulnerable, live in dignity and enjoy a decent life. We started this gas programme last year to stop deforestation and help improve on living standards, and it has now escalated to four other wards supporting over 2000 families; and it will reach every deserving person in our County,” the Governor added.
Other items delivered include water tanks, food items, and blankets to the vulnerable and old in the area which borders the forest – one of the critical national water ecosystems being protected under the alternative clean energy programme under Governor Kimemia’s environmental protection programmes.
During the function, the Governor explained to residents on the ongoing flagship projects in the County among them the game-changing Roads Construction Units which devolve roads construction to the wards; the Dairy processing plant which will transform milk and dairy production in the County through value addition; the potatoes processing plant; the upgrading of the J.M Memorial hospital and the major works on the Olkalou stadium.
Residents, led by area Member of the County Assembly Hon. John Githinji thanked the County government for projects implemented in the area including on roads, ECDE classes and feeding programme, water projects and Youth Empowerment programme among others which have changed people’s lives.
Accompanying the County head was the First Lady Her Excellency Ann Thuita who encouraged area residents to create social and welfare shields to supplement Government efforts.
Also present were area Member of the County Assembly Hon. John Githinji and County Executive Committee Members among other Government officials.