County plans to have all departments under one roof

All County departments will be housed in one modern building that is set to be constructed at the Nakuru county headquarters. This was revealed on Thursday when the County Government of Nakuru handed over the site of the construction of the modern building to the contractor. The Sh900 million building will house all County departments and  is expected to enhance efficiency and effectiveness on service delivery. Recently, the County Government begun the process of automating revenue systems to a digital platform that is easy to use. The automation of revenue…

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COVID-19:County to offer counseling to those under quarantine and isolation

All persons under quarantine and isolation in Nakuru County due to the COVID-19 will receive counseling form the county government of Nakuru. This according to the statement released by the County CEC member for Health Dr.Gichuki Kariuki. The CEC member was responding after one person who was under quarantine at the Kenya Industrial Training-KITI quarantine center in Nakuru passed away. Initial police investigations attributed the death to suicide. The CEC member says in the statement that the lady is said to have jetted into the country on March 25, 2020…

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County COVID-19 Response Committee trained on surveillance and prevention measures

The Nakuru County Covid-19 Response Committee on Friday received training on the COVID-19 surveillance and prevention measures from County virologists and epidemiologists. The committee is tasked with assessing situations to make informed decisions on need basis. The team comprises top officials from the County Government of Nakuru, the 11 Deputy County Commissioners, County head of Critical Infrastructure Protection Unit, National Environment Management Authority, Kenya Red Cross, Rift Valley Water Services Board, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Information and Communications among other stakeholders. Addressing during the training, Nakuru County Public Health…

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County launches health strategic and Investment Plan 2018-2022

The County Government Nakuru has launched the Nakuru Health Sector Strategic and Investment Plan 2018-2019 as a way of improving service delivery. Speaking on Wednesday during the launch of the document, Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui said his administration has taken health matters seriously. The County boss revealing that the county is also focusing on improving infrastructure of various health facilities.He also called on staff in the health department to always maintain professionalism in their service to humanity. During the ceremony the best staff in health sector in Nakuru County were…

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County admits overspending on street lighting

The County of Government of Nakuru has admitted about the faulty street lighting and the popular Mulika Mwizi which had been erected in trading centers within the County. In an interview, Governor Lee Kinyanjui says the energy audit committee has discovered the county has been overspending in paying electricity bills. “Energy audit committee has revealed that the county has been overspending in paying electricity bills due to the street lights” said Kinyanjui. According to Kinyanjui, his administration has been spending between Ksh17millions to Ksh20 millions in settling the bills. The…

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County loosing money due to lack of internal audit committee-Kihika

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has revealed that Nakuru County has been losing a lot of money that comes from national allocation due to lack of internal audit committee in place. Addressing media in Nakuru on Monday, the Senator who sits in mediation team in parliament as far as division of revenue between National and counties are concerned noted that   not unless Governor Kinyanjui constitutes the internal audit committee the county will continue to loose. “As Nakuru County we have been missing out on quite a big sum of money simply…

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County on the spot for harassing Digital Taxi operators

Digital Taxi operators in Nakuru town have expressed their concerns over what they term is harassment by the county officials over parking. Addressing media in Nakuru led by Laban Maloi(Manager Safiri Cabs) and Mark Njagi(CEO Wasili Cabs) ,they faulted the county government for harassing them along Kenyatta avenue as far as parking space is concerned. According to the operators, the conflict began after the county government of Nakuru issued a directive that barred all branded vehicles from parking within CBD. They says this is uncalled for as they were not…

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County boosts Wards development by additional 20 million shillings

The county government of Nakuru has boosted wards development through additional 20 million shillings to each of the 55 wards. This was revealed on Thursday as residents of various wards in Nakuru County held public participation courtesy of the County Government where residents had opportunity to air their last voice on the various projects before approval. In Biashara ward, Nakuru East sub county residents gathered at the Old Town Hall in Nakuru town where they discussed various issues on projects before approving the same. Addressing media after the forum, the…

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