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H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr joined by Azimio top leadership on Tuesday condoled with the family of the late Brian Muendo

H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr joined by Azimio top leadership led by Raila Odinga , Kalonzo Musyoka Eugene Wamalwa, Wycliffe Oparanya, Mwangi wa Iria, George Wajackoyah, Jeremiah Kioni, Daniel Maanzo, Rose Museo, Jessica Mbalu, among other leaders on Tuesday condoled with the family of the late Brian Muendo, 18, at Makasa Village, Wolwa in Nguu Masumba ward.
Brian died during demonstrations last month at Emali township.
Governor Mutula among several leaders have called for Brian’s family to be served with justice saying it was unfortunate for such a boy to have been killed at a tender age.
 

Governor Mutula fetes 2023 Makueni’s finest sportsmen and women

A huge contingent of players from Makueni who excelled in various sports disciplines such as special Olympic games, beach handball, handball, cycling, and football in 2023 across the world on Thursday were feted by H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr.
A number of players from Makueni scooped gold medals during the concluded special Olympic games, Berlin, Germany while others participated in beach handball (Tunisia), Handball under20 (Tanzania), and athletics under20 coming home with gold medal in 10,000 metres race and silver in 1,500 metres.
The governor has assured that he will continue supporting sporting activities in the county with a promise of improving Ngakaa talent centre in Makindu and other centres where players have been training.

Governor Mutula inaugurates Water Board, warns Land cartels

Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr on Thursday presided over the swearing-in of Makueni Rural Water Board members to manage all rural water schemes.
The board has been tasked with overseeing the running and management of all rural water service providers which are not managed by water companies.
Governor Mutula said good governance remains one of the biggest challenges to universal water access even where adequate water systems exist.
He said his administration is committed to ensuring all residents of Makueni have access to potable water not more than 2 kilometers from their homes.
Separately, the governor has pledged to crash all the cartels standing in the way of land ownership by making titling a difficult affair.
Speaking Thursday during the swearing-in of the Makueni County Physical and Land Use Liaison Committee, Governor Mutula said it is time to change how things are done to make validation of land ownership easy.
“Land cartels must fall! We can’t stick on the old ways of doing things while our people are suffering,” said the governor.
The functions of the committee include: Hearing and determining complaints and claims; Hearing appeals against decisions made by the planning authority; and advising the county executive on broad physical and Land Use planning policies.

Governor Mutula offers 93 Makueni youths with tools to start own businesses

At least 93 apprentices under the Ujuzi Teketeke program have finally been issued with start-up kits to start their own businesses by H.E governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr.
The program involves an 8-week youth life skills training initiative where learners are attached to established craftsmen for on-the-job training to equip them with industrial skills. Those who successfully complete the training are issued with tools to be their own bosses in various small-scale businesses.
The governor explained that his government will continue bringing forth programs that can make youth become self-reliant.
“We will continue supporting such programs even through Tetheka funding so that youth get some work to do and keep off from crime related activities,” the governor said
Some of the tools issued include: sewing machines, outside catering support (Kandu-dishes, trolleys), salon kits, mechanical repair tools, masonry tools, welding machines, Barber shop kits, car wash machines, shoe-shining stands, plumbing, carpentry, blow-dryers water tanks, among others.

Why Governor Mutula took another return of his development tour to Mtito-Andei.

Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr has concluded his one-day intense development tour of Mtito-Andei ward that involved inspecting and commissioning of several projects that impact ordinary citizens with a promise of implementing more development projects that are effective, and to the needs of the locals in that area.
In the morning, the governor opened to the public a Community Information Center (CIC) and a County Technical Institute in Mtito Andei Town and also, through Faith Kenya Mission commissioned a water point that is housing a library in the township where residents as they fetch water can borrow general knowledge books-a path to eradicating illiteracy.
He also commissioned Kwa Diana Misuuni water pipeline that will serve at least 2,600 households drawn from Mitooni, Misuuni,Yindundu,Athi Makutano and songea villages within Kiteng’ei.
In the neighbouring Kyusyani area, accompanied by several partners, he commissioned both science and computer laboratories for Kyusyani Secondary School done through County partnership with Safaricom Foundation, Addax, Oryx and Savo Trust.
In the evening, H.E the governor commissioned Nzoila ECDE public centre which has been build and equipped by the County, a center that will offer conducive learning environment for 46 young learners.
Later, he inspected the Darajani Community Information Centre, attended a free medical camp where 183 residents were screened for various diseases, a camp organized by health department before addressing a public baraza.
 

Kwa Diana Misuuni water project commissioned

2,600 households drawn from Mitooni, Misuuni,Yindundu,Athi Makutano and songea villages within Kiteng’ei, Mtito-Andei ward will benefit greatly following the commissioning of Kwa Diana Misuuni water pipeline by H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr.
The water will be sourced from 100 M3 water sump along Kambu River.
Water agenda is the Governor’s priority and he observes that he will ensure he walks his promise to the people.
 

Meet Governor Mutula with his basket of goodies for Mtito-Andei as he tours the region

Mtito-Andei ward residents have something to smile about as the governor opens to the public a Community Information Center (CIC) and a County Technical Institute in Mtito Andei Town. H.E has at the same Township through Faith Kenya Mission commissioned a water point that is housing a library. The aim of the library, a vision borne by Tomi Dobbs, a 10-year-old girl is to eradicate Global Literacy.
The library is richly stocked with numerous books on general knowledge subjects and are available to the public.
Her idea is to have Mtito citizens read as they fetch water thus eradicating both water scarcity and illiteracy.
He has also commissioned both science and computer laboratories for Kyusyani Secondary School projects done through the County partnership with Safaricom Foundation, Addax, Oryx and Tsavo Trust.
 

H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr on Monday evening flagged off the 2023 national school games

H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr on Monday evening flagged off the 2023 national school games handball boys runners up Mbooni Boys ahead of the East Africa Secondary School Games set for next week in Huye , Rwanda.
Mbooni reached the finals in Term One Games held in Eldoret falling 15-14 to Hospital Hill of Nairobi but booked a slot for the regional games to be held from 19-27 and which will attract teams from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan.

We will guarantee prudent use of public resources- Governor Mutula

H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jnr on Monday gave a commitment that his government will continue running, good, and effective systems with prudent use of all resources where Makueni people will get value for their money.
He assured of accurate management and control of public resources in a way that is lawful, transparent, economical and as authorized.
Mutula Jnr called on all officers to make proper use of all resources at their disposal warning that anyone found to have breached prudent use of such resources will be personally held accountable.
The governor was speaking during the 2022/2023 FY auditors’ entry meeting for setting out the Financial Year’s compliance audit scope and approach at wote social hall that was attended by representatives from the Office of the Auditor General, CECMs, County Accounting Officers among other government officials.