- Lusaka said KNBS will be a key player in the County Integrated Plan (CIDP), Budgeting and statistical support on scholarship and Free farm input programs.
- He added that the partnership will also help control the number of beneficiaries on the County scholarship.
Bungoma Governor Ken Lusaka and Director General Kenya National Bureau of Statics (KNBS) George Obudho have signed an agreement geared towards streamlining the management of data.
The partnership will see KNBS support Bungoma County to establish a statistical system that will handle survey administration for county-specific needs, joint data collection, analysis, dissemination and exchange programme, resource mobilization and establishment of a county statistics forum.
Speaking during the function on Tuesday at the County Auditorium, Lusaka said the County’s partnership with the Kenya National Bureau of Statics will go a long way to help the county in planning.
“For you to plan well, you need accurate statistics and this partnership is very important for us," Lusaka said.
The governor further said KNBS will be a key player in the County Integrated Plan (CIDP), Budgeting and statistical support on scholarship and Free farm input programs.
In addition, Lusaka said that the partnership will also help control the number of beneficiaries on the County scholarship.
“Bungoma has had issues in data management that saw the scholarship kitty marred with irregularities, with this MoU it will help us manage it,” he said.
The function was attended by among others Deputy Governor Jenepher Mbatiany and other county officials.