Progress on Affordable Housing Project at Kerugoya Commendable as MCAs Approve Site Visit Report

Members of the County Assembly have commended progress in the ongoing construction of affordable housing units in Biafra estate, Kerugoya.
The project, which is 45 percent complete, will host houses whose prices will range from Kes. 1.7 million to Kes. 3.4 million. At the moment, the project has contributed to direct employment of 80 people with material suppliers and food vendors also adding to the numbers employed through the initiative.

๐—๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ก๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜๐˜€ ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฒ ๐—š๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ป๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ด๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜‚โ€™๐˜€ ๐——๐—ฒ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ ๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ฎ.๐—ก๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ ๐—ฃ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜† ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—ผ๐—น โ€“ ๐—ก๐—ด๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฑ.

In a heartwarming display of community support, Ngariama Ward MCA, Hon. Daniel Mbungu Kibinga, alongside fellow MCAs and Speaker of the County Assembly Hon. Muteti Murimi, today embarked on a mission to uplift the livelihoods of Ngariama Ward residents.
Led by Governor Anne Waiguru who was the chief guest, residents of Ngariama Ward have every reason to smile given that today, various women and youth groups received water pipes, cooking gas, incubators, sporting paraphernalia, tents and chairs all for purposes of improving their economic fortunes.

MCAs Push for Enhanced Bursary & Ward Development Kitty

Members of the County Assembly are pushing to have an enhanced bursary and Ward development fund in the 2024/25 financial year.
Speaking yesterday while debating the County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP), Kanyekine MCA Hon. CPA Waziri Moses Maina said that development needs at the ward level are at an all-time high hence the need to increase the Ward Development Fund from the proposed Kes. 20 million per ward to at least Kes 30 million in the next financial year.

๐—ง๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต T๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐˜€ A๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ I๐—น๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐—ถ๐˜ L๐—ถ๐—พ๐˜‚๐—ผ๐—ฟ T๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€ U๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—บ๐—ผ๐˜‚๐˜€๐—น๐˜† P๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€ ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฎ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜† ๐—”๐—น๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—ต๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐——๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ธ๐˜€ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฟ๐—ผ๐—น ๐—•๐—ถ๐—น๐—น, ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ

Ward Representatives have unanimously passed the Kirinyaga County Alcoholic Drinks Control Bill, 2023 which will henceforth establish a framework for licensing, regulation and production of alcoholic drinks in the County.
The Bill comes as a relief for residents who have been gravely affected by the ramifications of illicit liquor as witnessed recently when at least 20 people lost their lives in Kangai Ward.

๐—ฃ๐˜‚๐—ฏ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ง๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜† S๐—ฒ๐˜ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ M๐—ฎ๐—ท๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ต๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐—น ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—–๐—”๐˜€ P๐˜‚๐˜ F๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—น T๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—•๐—ถ๐—น๐—น.

Members of the Transport and Infrastructure committee led by Kariti Ward MCA Hon. Jeremiah Makimi, are today working on final touches of the Kirinyaga County Transport and Parking Bill, 2023 which underwent first reading late last year.

๐—”๐—น๐—น ๐—•๐˜‚๐—ถ๐—น๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ฃ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜€ ๐—ถ๐—ป ๐—ž๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜†๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฎ ๐—–๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ป๐˜๐˜† ๐˜„๐—ถ๐—น๐—น ๐—ฏ๐—ฒ ๐—”๐˜‚๐˜๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฑ ๐—ฎ๐˜€ ๐— ๐—–๐—”๐˜€ P๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€ M๐—ผ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป

Members of the County Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a motion paving way for automation of all building plans in the County.
Through the committee on Lands, Physical Planning and Urban Development which is chaired by Tebere Ward MCA Hon. Peter Karinga, members noted that the move will fasten the approval process while also reduce corruption which has been rampant in various parts of the Country in the recent past.

School Feeding Program in all 198 Early Childhood Education Centers Underway as Members Pass Motion to that Effect

School Children in all 198 Public Early Childhood Education Centers across the County are set to enjoy free meals after Members of the County Assembly recommended budgetary allocation to the program.
In a session which was chaired by Mutithi Ward MCA who also doubles up as the Deputy Speaker Hon. Jinaro Njamumo, Members adopted a motion that seeks to factor a total of Kes. 8 million

Assembly Participates in the Kamweti Agricultural Fair.

As part of its outreach program the Assembly took part in the Kamweti Agricutural Open Day. The initiative was aimed at deepening the public’s understanding of constitutional mandates of the County Assembly. Key among the areas where members of the public were taken through include the legislation process, roles of Members of the County Assembly and updates on the laws enacted by the third assembly.