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05 Apr
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Governor Kinyanjui roots for good working relationship between Governors and Senators.

Nakuru County Governor Lee Kinyanjui today called for a good working relationship between Governors and Senators.

“We are not asking them not to carryout their oversight work but be sensitive to the different roles senators and governors play,” he said.

He expressed hope that governors will be able to look at the Senate for legistlation that can help make devolution a success.

Governor Kinyanjui was speaking during the official opening of the inaugural Senate leadership retreat at Sarova Woodlands Hotel in Nakuru.

Present at the forum was Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa, Speaker of the Senate Kenneth Lusaka, Clerk of the Senate Jeremiah Nyegenye, Majority Leader Kipchumba Murkomen, Minority Leader James Orengo, Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika and other senators.

Governor Kinyanjui said the retreat offers an opportunity to interrogate engagement between governors and the Senate.

“There were mistakes done in the past by governors and as a country we cannot afford to repeat them; we need to correct them and be better,” he said.

CS Wamalwa said the Senate is protector of devolution. He said his ministry will work with the Senate to strengthen and formalise regional county blocks through legislation and policy.

Speaker Lusaka said the Senate will start sitting in counties. He said senators will also work to ensure public funds in counties are not misappropriated.

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29 Mar
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Nakuru First Lady graces county sports championship for children with special needs

Nakuru County First Lady H.E Elizabeth Kinyanjui today graced the 2018 Nakuru County Special Needs Education Championship at Nakuru Hills Special for Mentally Challenged Learners.

She said her office has initiated a project called Naweza to advocate for education of children with special needs.

“With support, all the children are able to learn. We will work hard to ensure we have special units in schools in the county and also encourage parents to take children with special needs to school,” she said.

Through Naweza initiative, her office has placed 15 pupils in schools and taken others for medical checkup. Two boys have been placed in Dundori Polytechnic.

She said she will look for partners to help the initiative and also look for ways to economically empower parents who have children with special needs and have to stay at home to take care of them.

She said Nakuru Governor H.E Lee Kinyanjui donated a school bus and constructed home science classroom at Hill Special school when he was area MP and expressed confidence of working with the County Government for the benefit of children.

She said the Governor donated three sheep to the participating schools.

Participants in the sports were drawn from five special schools and 15 special units and winners will represent the County at regional (formerly Rift Valley) championships.

Guests present included County Director of Education representative Ms. Clarice Mwita, County SNE Coordinator Ms Elizabeth Kimani. Ms. Elizabeth Mwarangu and Ms. Zipporah Kimani from the County First Lady’s office were also present.

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