Kisii County played host to a two – day regional bloc summit to deliberate on the resolutions of both the Council Members and the Summit
H. E Governor, James Ongwara who presided over the official opening of the event, urged members of the bloc to focus on issues that will grow the region. He further called on members to consolidate various trends in order to achieve the dreams of the people of the bloc. He also lauded the four Counties that ratified their bills out of the six required for the bill to be fully operational
H.E Governor Wycliffe Wangamati stated that Bungoma County will be the 5th County to ratify the bill. He emphasized on the need for the bloc to focus on formulating a bank that will find the flagship projects in the region.
On his part, Nyamira Governor. H. E Nyangarama called on the people to team up resources for better services.
The summit that comprised of the Governors from the bloc highlighted on the status of the LREB bill 2018 and the region’s flagship projects which included: Sugar sector revival, expansion of the maritime transport
Other dignitaries present comprised of Deputy Governor’s, Speakers, CECS, County secretaries, Members of the County Assembly (MCAs) and Chief Officers from the 14
By Emily Mikwa