By Nancy Juma
H.E Governor Prof. Peter Anyang’Nyong’o today hosted the Catholic Arch Bishop of Kisumu Metropolitan, His Grace Philip Anyolo who paid him a courtesy call at his City Hall office.
The duo discussed an array of special interest areas for cooperation. They identified health, education, social services and disaster response as possible areas of partnership.
The Governor thanked the Bishop on behalf the Catholic Church for supporting the government’s efforts during the recent floods and the Covid-19 response in Kisumu.
The Bishop on his part lauded the county government for supporting the Catholic Health facilities by seconding doctors to their facilities.
They agreed on a framework to structure their engagements through an MOU on identified areas of mutual interest.
The Governor was joined by his Deputy Dr. Mathew Owili while the Arch Bishop was accompanied by Catholic Reverend Fathers:Vincent Ouma,Felix Atinda,Samuel Nyattaya,Francis Konyach and George Odhiambo.