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MAKUENI DEPUTY GOVERNOR LUCY MULILI ANNOUNCES SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAMME FOR ECDE WITHIN MAKUENI.

Makueni deputy governor H.E Lucy Mulili has lauded ACK Wote Township Primary school for posting exemplary performance in 2022 Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) and grade 6 (KPSEA) exams.
 
Mulili who spoke on Friday during the school’s prize giving ceremony revealed that the County government had set aside adequate budgetary allocation for ECDE infrastructural scaling up and implementation. 
 
Mulili further announced that the County government was at an advanced stage of scheduling an elaborate school feeding programme and with its policy near completion.
 
Mulili also noted that together with governor Mutula Jnr, they were beginning to fastrack on  implementation of community centric projects so as to bring services closer to the locals.
 
Mulili hailed the class of 2022 for its stellar performance by recording a mean score of 366 marks and transitioning almost 100% of the pupils to high schools. 
 
“Our children are our rich heritage and the fact that this school is consistently known for very good performance over the years, its a statement of visionary leadership” Mulili noted.
 
She further encouraged the parents to take up the responsibility of shaping their kids character once they are at home for holidays.
 
18 candidates scored 400 marks and above with 135 pupils scoring between 350 and 399 while 48 others scored between 300 and 349.

 

 

Commemorating World Environment Day

Deputy Governor Lucy Mulili on Monday led Makueni residents in marking the World Environment Day at Lukenya College Emali, with a call to invest in plastic waste recycling to curb plastic pollution.
Mulili said the County Government of Makueni in collaboration with NEMA has made efforts to enforce the ban on supply and use of Single Use plastic bags.
Through the department of Lands, Urban Planning and Environment, the county government has also upscaled environmental awareness on plastic pollution solutions and enhancing environmental sanitation in all the towns and Market’s, Mulili said.
 
 
 

Partnerships For Shared Prosperity

His Excellency the Governor on Friday evening hosted Richard Moller and Nicholas Njogu of Tsavo Trust who paid courtesy call on him at his office.
They further held a meeting with officials drawn from various county departments to evaluate projects which Tsavo Trust has undertaken in collaboration with the County Government and the local community.
Tsavo Trust through Kamungi Conservancy has collaborated with the county government in rolling out various community projects across the sectors of water, healthcare, agriculture, education, climate action, tourism, wildlife conservation and conflict deterrence.
His Excellency the Governor gave his commitment towards upscaling the partnership.
 
 
 
 

Partnering for Change-Governor Mutula brings top Neurosurgeons to Makueni.

Makueni in partnership with The Brain Tumour Association of Kenya (BTAK), led by Prof Christopher Musau, a specialist neurosurgeon with a wealth of experience spanning over two decades is carrying out free life-changing Neurosurgical consultations, and operations during the June 1-3rd, 2023 County Neurosurgical camp.
Friday being the second day of the three-day medical camp themed “Creating Brain Tumour Awareness”, H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr addressed hundreds of neurosurgeon students from the University of Nairobi, patients, caregivers, and other medical professionals from China and Pakistan.
The Governor promised of ensuring the County sets aside a parcel of land for the Makueni fraternity to build a dedicated hospital for surgeries.

Makueni Trains 900 Community Climate Change Action Champions

The department of Lands, Urban Planning and Climate Change has completed sensitization of over 900 community champions who will lead community-based actions to build resilience against climate change.

The champions, composed of 30 persons from each of the 30 wards, were trained on participatory climate risk assessment and identification of resilience building actions.

The identified ward climate action plans will be implemented through a World Bank funded programme dubbed Financing Locally-led Climate Actions (FLLoCA).

The community engagement also culminated in a County climate risk assessment report and action plan outlining the different risks and hazards, their adaptation strategies and ward climate action priorities.  

Makueni signs an MOU with Strathmore, WRI, edges in renewable sources of energy

H. E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr on Tuesday officially closed a two-days training involving chief officers on integrated energy planning and budgeting.
The closing ceremony was crowned with the signing of an MOU between the World Resources Institute (WRI), Strathmore University, and the Government of Makueni County.
The MOU outlines Makueni’s partnership on development and implementation of an Integrated County Energy Plan that gives guidelines on renewable energy resources, productive use of renewable energy and financing of County energy programs in the next 5 years.
Present during the ceremony were Ms Wanjira Mathai (Managing Director Africa and Global Partnerships -WRI), Prof Izael Da Silva (DVC Reasearch and Innovation – Strathmore University), Eng. Sebastian Kyoni (CECM Infrastructure, Transport, Public Works and Energy), Stanley Nthiw’a (County Attorney), the county solicitor, among others.
 
 
 
 

Why H.E the Governor visited WHO HQs

H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr accompanied by Health CECM Dr. Paul Musila last week held a series of health meetings at Geneva, the World Health Organization, (WHO), Headquarters, Switzerland, to discuss various public health issues including how to use innovation in scaling up access to quality care and training as one way of addressing health workforce shortage.
In one of the meetings with Peter Singer, a special advisor to WHO’s CEO, Dr. Tedros and Dr. Shannon Shibata-Germanos, founder of Lacuna advisors, and an investor in health-tech, biotech, and med-tech, they discussed on how to deal with Makueni’s rising community hypertension and how to use digital health systems such as proximie tech (where surgeons always have direct access to expertise remotely using cameras to help in doing surgeries) in efficient decentralised surgical clinical mentorship programs.
Makueni is currently using proximie tech during surgical procedures hence cutting cost, improving patients safety and doing various health sustainable practices ,all at once.
 

Governor Honours Makueni’s Vulueni student for emerging top in national Drama festival

May 24, 2023/ H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr has today celebrated Oscar Brian, from Vulueni Secondary school for topping nationally during the concluded Kenya National Drama and Film Festival, 2023.
Through the CECM-ICT, Education and Internship, Elizabeth Muli, the Governor ensured Brian’s school fees is cleared following his triump where his spoken word performance “Number ya Mwisho” won first place in both regionals and nationals.
The delegation also brought a token of appreciation for the school and those who were involved in making the drama team’s success possible.