Kajiado-News-Update-Logo-Web

Nkedianye: County is greater than my ambitions, I will not go to court

New dawn in smooth succesion as David Nkedianye hands over tools of leadership to governor Joseph Lenku.
Kajiado News Update

Kajiado News Update

We are bold in presenting our news as we move to all Maa counties across the country.

Outgoing Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye today said his decision not to contest election results is because the region is bigger than an individual.

Nkedianye moved his supporters to tears when he claimed there were many irregularities in the just concluded elections that would have seen him seek legal redress but opted out of that route because he stands for peace.

“Kenya cannot burn again because of vested political interests. I decided to leave my fate to God because it is Him who knows who the winner was in this race for Kajiado governor,” said Nkedianye amid a thunderous applause from guests during the handing over to incoming governor, Joseph Lenku.

New Kajiado governor Joseph Lenku takes an oath at Maasai Technical Training Institute as conducted by Justice Stephen Reichi of the high court - seated
New Kajiado governor Joseph Lenku takes an oath at Maasai Technical Training Institute as conducted by Justice Stephen Reichi of the high court – seated

He said he would have also opted to stay at home during the swearing-in ceremony for governor-elect Lenku but decided to set precedence to the children of Kajiado that no one will ever claim a political office is hers/his.

The outgoing governor offered Lenku to avail himself if he so requires his counsel on sensitive matters such as land and advised his successor to handle such matters with absolute sensitiveness it deserves.

From left is Justice Stephen Riech, outgoing Kajiado governor David Nkedianye after handing over government seal to incoming governor Joseph Lenku
From left is Justice Stephen Riech, outgoing Kajiado governor David Nkedianye after handing over government seal to incoming governor Joseph Lenku

Lenku on his part agreed with Nkedianye that indeed land matters in Kajiado is “sensitive” owing to the interests of the various communities that have settled in the region from other places of the country.

“I am in agreement with my brother, Nkedianye, that land is an explosive issue that ought to be handled with care. Land issues are emotive and require diligent planning to avoid potential pitfalls,” said Lenku.

He said key land-related challenges today in the county include a weak land policy twinned with corruption and haphazard land segmentation and use.

The incoming governor said grabbing of public land and spaces meant for current expansion and future development and scaling up of public roads, institutions and infrastructure undermines economic development and future growth potential.

“My government shall streamline economic development with emphasis on sectors that we have a strategic and competitive advantage on. This shall include structuring and aligning citizens’ development priorities to economic development pillars and land use zones,” he said.

In attendance were Health CS, Cleopa Mailu, DPP Keriako Tobiko, PSs Phylis Kandie and Joe Njeru and other top government dignitaries.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Do you need a website? Search no more. BraIT Consulting Limited is an industry-leading & most reliable full-service web design company in Kenya. They also do digital marketing, graphic design, Search Engine Marketing (SEO), Content Marketing among others.

They design cost-effective and aesthetic websites, logos, and digital designs that will blow your mind. Take a sample look of their work below!

You May Also Like

Stellah Khalechi died sood after undergoing a CS operation at Kitengela sub county hospital.

Angry man wants Kajiado county government to explain how wife died

Isiaoh told the KNU doctors at the Kitengela sub-county hospital removed a live baby before the mother was rushed to Kenyatta.

The debate took place at the universitys auditorium on Saturday night.

Nkedianye never spent Sh198 million on Ngong stadium – Africa Check

According to the auditor general’s report, in the year 2016, the county government paid Sh34,387,474 to M/S York Investments (EA) Limited but no construction work was carried out in that financial year.

Governor Joseph Lenku unveils Imbirrikani level 4 hospital.

Lenku’s gift to Imbirrikani realised as a new hospital is unveiled

On Wednesday evening, the county government turned the overhauled rusty facility into a level 4 hospital facility to serve the people Imbirrikani/Eselenkei ward in Kajiado South sub-county.

Subscribe to Kajiado
News Update

Be the first to get updated.