Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has highlighted eight areas he intends to work on during his second term in office.
Nyong’o made the remarks during his first address to the County Assembly on Tuesday, November 15th.
While addressing the Members of County the Governor said that he has extended an olive branch to those who campaigned against him and the ODM party in the August polls.
Let’s move forward and deliver services to the people. Let us make our party leader proud. He is keenly watching usAnyang’ Nyong’o
He appealed to members to uphold peace, reconciliation and honest consultation as a culture for development.
“Let’s move forward and deliver services to the people. Let us make our party leader proud. He is keenly watching us,” said the Governor.
Nyong’o said he was focused on mending the relationship between the County executive and assembly to ensure agricultural transformation to help reduce the cost of food.
“Agricultural transformation is critical to growing our economy, especially in the reduction of the cost of food, alleviating poverty and delivering 100% nutrition and food security,” he said.
He also said he will be on the move to finalize plans to start using drones to deliver drugs, blood and other medical services to all parts of the county to help boost the health sector.
The county boss also said that he has plans to further expand and maintain the road network within the county.
The government is in the process of allocating traders on the streets spaces within the already constructed markets to provide a decent and dignified business environmentGovernor Nyong’o
In sports the Governor said that he has developed the Sports Bill which has been submitted to the Assembly is awaiting final approval for implementation.
To avert the disorder in various parts of the city’s CBD, Nyong’o says plans are under way to identify and set aside certain areas for hawkers and informal businesses.
We have to think outside the box as it were, or better still, without any boxGovernor Nyongo
“The government is in the process of allocating traders on the streets spaces within the already constructed markets to provide a decent and dignified business environment,” he said.
Similarly, the Governor said he would wish to explore new ways of resource mobilization in the financial markets to finance mega-projects and Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs).
“We have to think outside the box as it were, or better still, without any box,” he said.