Govenor Barasa Calls For Support From Clergy
Kakamega County Clergy on Saturday held aninterdenominational prayer event at Golf Hotel Kakamega to give thanks to the Almighty God for the peace and tranquility witnessed in the County during and after the General elections, an event that was attended by Governor Fernandes Barasa.
The interfaith meeting resolved to collaborate with Governor Barasa’s government in fostering development in the County and promised to remain nonpartisan especially in political matters.
In his appreciation message, the Governor urged the clergymen to pray for the County Government Executive and Assembly to serve the residents effectively and reiterated that his administration will operationalize the County Chaplaincy. His administration, he further stated, will work closely with the interfaith secretariat to enhance development and performance in faith-based learning institutions across the County.
The prayer meeting was coordinated by the County Secretary and Head of Public Service Dr. Bonface Okoth and attended leaders among them Members of County Assembly led by the Deputy Speaker Hon. Benard Shitiabayi.
Later in the day the Governor graced the homecoming and thanksgiving ceremony of Hon. Anthony Wangila Mix at Moi’s Bridge Primary, Sinoko Ward, Likuyani Sub-county where he said the constituency has a great potential to unlock Kakamega County’s economic potential, for the benefit of residents, due to its strategic location and agricultural potential.
The Governor’s administration has earmarked a number of projects that will unlock the potential.