Marsabit county executive members take oath of office

He commended the county assembly members for discharging their duty expeditiously

In Summary

• He expressed confidence in the team that has been tested and found capable to deliver on the electorates.

• He implored new executive members to go extra mile in execution of their work and constantly engage citizens and leaders to improve service delivery.

Governor takes photos with his new CECM
Governor takes photos with his new CECM
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The county executive committee members for Marsabit were on Tuesday sworn in.

Marsabit Governor Mohamud  Ali called upon the new executives  to accelerate the implementation of his development agenda.

He commended the county assembly members for discharging their duty expeditiously as required.

He expressed confidence in the team saying they have been tested and found capable to deliver on the electorates following the vetting by committee members.

He implored new executive members to go on extra miles in the execution of their work and constantly engaging citizens and leaders to improve service delivery.

"You must be at the service of the people, and you must strive to deliver better service to the people," he said

CECM Culture Jeremiah handed over his certificate by governor
CECM Culture Jeremiah handed over his certificate by governor
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He said, his administration is committed to ensuring that public servants operate in a professional manner.

The second term governor who won by a landslide said he cannot afford to betray residents of Marsabit who overwhelmingly voted for him.

"I'm committed to ensure that the county government continues to provide services to residents and implements development agenda," said Governor.

He said he will not hesitate to make changes when he feels that citizens are not getting the best services and asked residents not to interfere with his running of the government.

He said top on the priority of the executive was to tackle the issues of drought, saying all efforts are being channelled towards addressing the situation.

He said the changes in climate has affected people globally and he hinted the needs to plant more trees.

New county Attorney Flevia took oath of office
New county Attorney Flevia took oath of office
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He rallied residents to live in peace and coexist harmoniously and thanked the residents for upholding peace before, during and after election.

Deputy Governor Solomon Gubo Riwe emphasized socioeconomic empowerment at Governor Mohamud- led administration that will undertake to improve the living standards.

He challenged the CECMs to be up to task in service delivery by ensuring that community's needs attended at all time.

He warned local FM stations against giving much airtime to those inciting community against each other.

Governor Mohamud handover certificate to new health services Grace Galmo
Governor Mohamud handover certificate to new health services Grace Galmo
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The function was presided over by county solicitor Abubakar Konse Kora.

The assembly members approved the nominations of officers after a thorough vetting exercise a week ago.

Three women were appointed to the ten member executive committee which makes governor attained a third gender rule.

The former director of cohesion, Ledaany Jeremiah will now be heading to Tourism, culture and social services while Malicha Boru has retained to the department of finance and economic planning which he headed in the last term.

Image: ABDIKADIR CHARI

Adan Guyo Kanano and Hussein Ali Hussein have retained their former dockets of Water, Environment and Natural resources and Agriculture, livestock and Fisheries Development respectively.

Amina Chala also retained her previous department of lands, energy and urban development.

Grace Galmo would now head Health services, the department she was a chief officer in the last term.

Others who took the oath of office are Ambaro Abdullahi CECM education, skills developments and Guyo Guracha CECM transport and roads.

Also taking the oath of office was the county Attorney Flevia G. Gekone.

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