Nakuru Tuk Tuk Association holds elections with calls to streamline the sector 

Nakuru Tuk Tuk Association held election of officials on December 20, 2023 as leaders vowed to ensure sanity in the sector.
The elections held at Menengai High school Hall saw operators flock the compound with one agenda to have new leadership in place as per the Association’s Constitution.
The exercise that was presided over by officers from the County Social Services Department as well as administrators, saw Joseph Wahome elected Chairman, and will be deputized by Nelson Njoroge.
Mr.Naftaly Nderitu is the new Secretary while Harrison Maina will now serve as the Vice Secretary.
Wambua was elected the Association’s Treasurer while Maina Kanyotu is the Coordinator.
Mr.Daniel Omeke was elected the Organizing secretary while Francis Muriuki the Spokesperson.
Speaking after the exercise, the new chairman Joseph Wahome vowed to ensure sanity in the sector.
He pointed out that the has been bad blood between the county government of Nakuru and the operators, an area he said ubder his leadership he will ensure it is addressed.
“We have been having bad relationship with the county government of Nakuru but under the new leadership, I will ensure we streamline things,” he said.
Wahome also called on TukTuk operators who are yetto register with the Association to ensure they do so.
Similar sentiments were echoed by Spokesperson Francis Muriuki.
Muriuki calling on all operators to work closely with the new leadership for the good of the sector.
“What we are calling for is good collaboration in making a better Tuk Tuk sector in Nakuru,” he said.
On his part the new Organizing Secretary Daniel Omeke called for the need for all operators to be economically empowered.
According to him, they will continue to work with financial institutions towards the same.
Kenya Tuk Tuk  Operators’ Network National Secretary Agnew Omanga who also was in Nakuru to oversee the exercise, lauded Tuk Tuk Operators in Nakuru for turning up in large numbers.
He pointed out that similar exercise shall be carried out in all the counties as a way of empowering the Tuk Tuk network.
According to Omanga, elections is the first step in ensuring sanity in the sector that has created job opportunities to many.
“We will carry out this in all the counties, so that we have stable leadership in place that will in turn help this sector,” he said.
The event was also graced by Assistant County Commissioner Nakuru Municipality Veronicah Musyoka as well as Reuben Oditi from Social Services Department.

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