Month: January 2016

27 Jan
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Next County Medicine Consignment Worth 71M Ksh. Arrives this Week – Governor Mbugua

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

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‘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

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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.

ENDS.

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22 Jan
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Governor Mbugua Continues to Fulfil Pledge as he Donates Over 8,000 School Uniforms

NAKURU, Kenya January 22nd 2015 – Nakuru County Governor H.E. the Governor Kinuthia Mbugua has spent the entire month of January fulfilling one of his key manifesto promises where he has personally donated over 6,000 school uniforms to needy students around the county.

This is a fulfillment of a promise aimed at improving the quality of education within the county.

Governor Mbugua speaking during one of the ceremonies as he traversed the vast county to reach to the most needy, said the donation of the uniforms is a gesture to show that the County Government of Nakuru stands with people of Nakuru and is working to improve livelihoods of the resident.

Governor Mbugua’s continued efforts to motivate and boost the esteem of pupils from needy families through uniform donation has been received with joy by parents who said this will boast their children’s morale and make them work harder in school yielding better performance.

Studies indicate that a clean and decent uniform dignifies and lifts the morale of learners, resulting into improved performance. The Governor has promised to continue implementing his campaign pledge including provision of quality education that will no doubt put Nakuru County on the map of “the academic giants”.

He also called upon the well wishers to join hands and initiate such supportive programe that will enable each child to achieve his/her dreams.

Governor Mbugua will continue to visit various schools in all the sub counties and has promised that this will not be the end of the initiative as he already has started planning for the next phase to kick off soon, where needy students will also receive shoes and other much needed amenities.

Uniform Distribution Numbers So Far – Total 8,328

Name of School (Primary)                        Number of Uniforms donated                        Ward Sub-County

 

  1. Boit                                                               612                                                                        Visoi, Rongai
  2. Kimangu                                                      420                                                                       Visoi, Rongai
  3. Kinari                                                           600                                                                       Ndundori, Bahati
  4. Karunga                                                       736                                                                       Murindat, Gilgil
  5. Meli                                                              495                                                                       Elementaita, Gilgil
  6. Oljorai                                                         456                                                                        Eburu, Mbaruk
  7. Kieni                                                            1,345                                                                     Subukia, Subukia
  8. Tendwet                                                      1,440                                                                    Keringet, Kuresoi South
  9. Orthodox                                                    1,670                                                                     Elburgon, Molo
  10. Kapkembu                                                     554                                                                    Mauche, Njoro

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BOITO PRIMARY SCHOOL  – VISOI, RONGAI

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KARUNGA PRIMARY SCHOOL – MURINDAT, GILGIL

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KIENI PRIMARY SCOOL – SUBUKIA, SUBUKIA.

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KINARI PRIMARY SCHOOL – NDUNDORI, BAHATI

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TENDWET PRIMARY SCHOOL – KURESOI SOUTH

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MELI PRIMARY SCHOOL – ELEMENTAITA, GILGIL

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OLJORAI PRIMARY SCHOOL – EBURU, MBARUK

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TABUGA PRIMARY SCHOOL – BAHATI

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