By David Kimani
Nakuru, Kenya 27th January, 2016 – County Government of Nakuru has invested over Ksh 8 million in five health facilities in Mauche Ward, Njoro Sub- County.
Speaking Tuesday in Kapkembu Primary, Njoro Sub-County, where he handed over a donation of 545 uniforms, Governor Mbugua said Kaptich Health Centre has received Ksh 2 million, while Mauche, Taita, Teret and Kapkembu have benefited with Ksh 1.5 million each.
ORTHODOX PRIMARY SCHOOL – ELBURGON, MOLO SUB COUNTY
‘We continue to prioritize the health of our people, each and every person wherever they are matter to us and must receive services from the county government. In future, we will add maternity wings to these health facilities’, said Governor Mbugua.
He added that on Friday, the County Government of Nakuru will release a consignment of drugs and other medical supplies worth Ksh 71 million to be distributed throughout the county health facilities. This will boost the stock in the health amenities as the earlier consignment valued at Ksh 52 million supplied towards the end of September last year is almost finished.
‘The consignment of drugs that we released last year was to last for three months and we are to receive another one in between January, we are through with the procurement procedure and by Friday all health facilities in Nakuru will have received drugs and other medical supplies’, said Governor Mbugua.
On roads, Governor Mbugua said Kihingo-Teret, Index-Tepeswet, Chepkisa-Tachasis and Karakiet-Corner roads have been done.
Ksh 10 million has been used for water projects in Mauche Ward. Kapkembu, Kapmaasai, Hema, Singol, Meta and Ewat water pans have been constructed. In the coming budgets piping and treatment facilities will be installed.
County Government of Nakuru completed works on Mauche borehole that was sunk by CDF but stalled. The county government installed a water pump and pipes for supply.
Governor Mbugua urged Mauche residents and all the people of Nakuru to actively participate in the budget making process of the two remaining budgets.
‘I ask all the people of Mauche and Nakuru County at large to take part in the public participation of the budget making as this will help us capture their priorities and concerns’, said Governor Mbugua.
KAPKEMBU PRIMARY SCHOOL – MAUCHE, NJORO SUB COUNTY
He added that the two remaining budgets will establish revolving funds for youth and women.
He affirmed that no child needy who did well in their KCPE will miss high school opportunity.
Last week the County Government of Nakuru released Ksh 55 million in bursaries, each ward receiving one million. After form one selection another tranche of the same amount will be given to support those joining form one.
Besides these bursaries, the County Government of Nakuru is working with other partners like the Kinuthia Mbugua Foundation, Equity, Family, Cooperative and KCB banks to support education of the needy children in Nakuru.
Governor Mbugua attributed success of education sector in his county to bursary support and uniform donation interventions.
Besides, construction and rehabilitation of ECDEs and Polytechnics, County Government of Nakuru supports infrastructural development in primary and secondary schools within the county.
Governor Mbugua was accompanied by his Deputy Joseph Rutto, County Secretary Joseph Motari, CeCs for Environment, Health, Education and Agriculture as well as the area MCA Hon. Leonard Korir among other county leaders and officials.