County Secretary leads county team for a Community Policing forum in Elementaita
Nakuru County Governor Susan Kihika is developing mechanisms to promote collaboration, consultation and cooperation, between the National and County governments, to enhance service delivery to the citizens of Nakuru. This afternoon, the Ag. County Secretary led a team for a community policing public forum held at the Elementaita police station. The team included the County Executive Committee Member ( CECM) for Public Service and Devolution, Roselyn Mungai and the Chief Officer for Public Participation, Edward Gitau.
The meeting was also graced by the Deputy County Commissioner (DCC), Gilgil, the Officer Commanding Station (OCS) Elementaita and the Village Community Policing Committees from Elementaita division.
Community representatives present acknowledged H.E. the Governor’s commitment to unlocking the bottlenecks to social development. They appreciated the last-mile fertilizer delivery to Elementaita ward, the ongoing construction of water tanks at Line/Sokoro and Kahuruko, and an Early Childhood Education block in Pombo.
In his remarks, Ag. CS Dr Mwaura promised that the County would support measures towards resolving ongoing and protracted land disputes in the location.
During the meeting, leaders expressed concern over the high pupil attrition rate as a result of poverty and lack of food.
In addressing this matter, the CS affirmed Governor Susan Kihika’s commitment to rolling out a school feeding program that would go a long way in alleviating this problem and enabling school retention.
Local leaders lauded the visible partnership between the National and County Governments with the DCC thanking the Governor for creating a conducive environment for people-focused policing in the county. The OCS on his side thanked the Governor for facilitating the event and looked forward to this growing partnership.