President William Ruto has said that the timely disbursement of funds to County Governments will be quickened for development purposes.
Speaking during the 9th National and County Coordinating Summit on Friday, February 10, 2023, in Naivasha-Nakuru county Ruto stated that the Kenya Kwanza regime through National Government will make sure County governments get funds on time for the outlined projects.
The Head of State clarified that the devolved units of administration focus are at the centre of Kenya’s development.
He pledged to work closely with counties and scale up partnerships, particularly in sectors including; agriculture, security, health, and housing respectively.
“There is an evident transformation that has come about through devolution, we must greatly support counties at large,” Ruto said.
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At the 9th National and County Coordinating Summit, the deputy president Rigathi Gachagua said it was the focus of the government to ensure devolution succeeds in a progressing order.
“Through cordial and constructive engagement with the National Government, counties have the power to transform Kenya through various developments”, Gachagua said.
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Further, the President asked political leaders to endeavour to enhance harmony among themselves, unite, and routinely engage.
President William Ruto was accompanied by his deputy Rigathi Gachagua, Council of Governors Chairman Ann Waiguru, National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula, Senate Speaker Amason Kingi, Attorney General Justin Muturi, and Governors, among other invited guests.
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