Kajiado-News-Update-Logo-Web

Kajiado Leaders’ Trip To Mombasa Was Not Necessary – Memusi

Kajiado News Update

Kajiado News Update

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

An MP has questioned a Kajiado leaders’ trip to Mombasa while the county is crawling from devastating effects of on-going drought.

Kajiado Central MP, Kanchori Memusi, on Monday evening in a text message, said having a meeting in Mombasa was not “necessary” especially now during “this difficult time” when the electorate are faced with starvation.

“The people who elected us are faced with a myriad of problems ranging from hunger, death of their livestock, acute shortage of water and unending human/wildlife conflicts on top of school fees,” said Memusi.

The MP however said governor Joseph Lenku and his team of county executive committee members, chief officers, selected MCAs and MPs should make public issues they discussed and what they resolved to do for the people of Kajiado so that the electorate can judge them on how their money was spent.

“Schools’ opening is also a challenge with many of our people turning to leaders for help, only for them to be told that your elected leaders are in Mombasa, I don’t think that would go down well,” said the MP.

During the Mombasa conference, Lenku formed three working groups that will brainstorm on key development issues and challenges. The issues are: Water/food security and education; physical planning/urbanization and infrastructure, healthcare, human/wildlife conflict and conservation.

The meeting at Baobab Hotel was attended by MPs; Peris Tobiko, Joseph Manje, Philip Mpaayei, Janet Teyiaa, county speaker Johnson Osoi, Lenku’s entire cabinet and section of MCAs.It was a three-day trip that started from Friday last week to Monday.

The governor was accompanied by his team of pressmen. No official statement has been received from the governor’s office regarding the cost incurred for the hire of planes and catering for the entire team at a five-star hotel in Mombasa.

Kajiado people on social media also questioned the rationale of the trip claiming the county has spacious hotels in Amboseli national park which can provide convenient rooms for conferences. They also shared photos of MCAs taken airborne in a Jumbo flight to Mombasa.

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Your email address will not be published.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

Governor Joseph Lenku.

Four CECs quit as Lenku reconstitutes his cabinet

Douglas Konana was moved from the water docket to the governor’s office in the special programmes (governor’s delivery unit).

The sons father Isaak Sayioki is a victim of a snake bite in 2017. After he was bitten by a snake he was taken to Tanzania because the Loitokitok sub county hospital does not keep anti venom vaccines.

County hospital fails to treat a child attacked by a rabid dog

He was charged Sh7500 for the drugs and injections and he will visit the clinic for the next three days to receive more injections of the anti-rabies vaccine.

Tata Chemicals Magadi in Kajiado West Sub County. The company is providing medical services to communities around it.

Tata Chemicals Waives Hospital Charges for The Community

Magadi Soda Hospital, supported by Tata Chemicals Magadi, is the only hospital within an area of an 80 km radius and has a wide catchment area with a population of about 30,000 people. 

Subscribe to Kajiado
News Update

Be the first to get updated.