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Devolution Executive Japheth Musyoka Mang’oka – evaluates School affected by heavy rains

Devolution Executive Japheth Musyoka Mang’oka on Saturday visited Mba Primary School in Kako/Waia, Mbooni Sub-County to assess the basic physical structures in the school following Strong winds that blew off roofs of several classrooms on Friday.

Mang’oka observed that the area experienced torrential rainfall which was accompanied by powerful gusts of wind leading to destruction of a section of the school, with the ECD classrooms being the most affected.
He assured parents that infrastructural personnel will be send on Monday to ascertain levels of damage caused.

However, he revealed that the school will receive over 600 seedlings from the Environment Department which will be planted in the school compound to blunt the school buildings from chilling power of stiff winds.


Makueni County Executive Committee Members and the County Attorney take oath of office

Makueni County Executive Committee Members and the County Attorney take oath of office on Tuesday, 8th, November 2022 at the County headquarters, Wote.

The Executive Committee now begins the onerous journey of delivering H.E Mutula Kilonzo Jnr’s development clarion call, “Wauni wa Kwika Nesa” to the people of Makueni.


PICTURES: Makueni County Executive Committee Members and County Attorney swearing-in at the County headquarters, Wote.



Today marked a key milestone in the formation of the Government of Makueni County, with the presentation to the County Assembly nominees to the County Executive Committee.
Pursuant to the County Governments Act 2020, the names were early today submitted to the Speaker of the County Assembly in preparation for vetting. The team also recruited a County Attorney who will serve as the legal advisor to the Executive and the Assembly as well.
The selection panel took into account areas of expertise, experience, gender balance and regional representation across Makueni County.
In his speech at the County Assembly on Tuesday, H.E the Governor urged the Assembly to expedite the vetting so that the team can embark on the business of serving the people of Makueni. At the moment, the County is faced with the dire need for famine relief and drinking water, occasioned by the prolonged drought.
Immediately the Supplementary budget is approved, emergency food supplies, water and certified seeds will be provided for an estimated 50,000 households across the most affected areas in Makueni. The incoming team has their work cut out.
The nominees are:
• Peter Mumo Nyamai – Trade, Marketing, Industry, Culture & Tourism
• Eng. Sebastian Kyoni – Infrastructure, Transport, Public Works and Energy
• Eng. John Kasyoki – Water and Sanitation
• Japheth Musyoka Mang’oka – Devolution, Public Service, Public Participation & Special Programmes
• Damaris Mumo Kavoi – Finance, Planning, Budget & Revenue
• Dr. Sonia Nzilani Musyoka – Lands Urban Planning & Development, Environment & Climate Change
• Elizabeth Ndunge Muli – ICT Education & Internship
• Nicholas Masila Nzioka – Gender, Children, Youth, Sports & Social Service
• Dr. Paul Musila – Health Services
• Joyce Mutua – Agriculture, Irrigation, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperative Development
• Stanley Mutinda Nthiwa – County Attorney

Gender executive sworn in amidst high cases of gender based violence

Philip Wambua Ndambuki has been sworn in as the new Executive Committee Member for Gender, Children, Culture and Social Services in the County Government of Makueni.

Ndambuki holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts from the University of Nairobi and several other professional certificates. Prior to his appointment, Wambua had served in the County Rapid Results Initiative and the Service Delivery Unit for close to 2 years.

In a swearing ceremony graced by Makueni County governor Kivutha Kibwana and his deputy Adelina Mwau on Thursday, Ndambuki committed to work hard towards transforming the lives of Makueni residents.

“I feel privileged to join this team of top achievers. I know that it isn’t a walk in the park but I’m determined to elevate the lifestyle of the people of Makueni with cooperation of everyone,” said Ndambuki.

His appointment comes at a time when the county is experiencing a high number of reported gender based related cases.

Mwau, who has been in the forefront towards fighting GBV has asked the new CEC to ensure that the boy child is not left out in protection against sexual harassment and other social injustices.