The County Government of Uasin Gishu has hinted at plans to hold quarterly public forums that are aimed at tracking and analyzing progress of projects.
Speaking on Monday at Kapseret/Simat Ward’s Public Participation for 2023-2024 Financial Years’ Budget Estimates, Chief Officer for Finance, Eliud Chemaget, said the administration focused on development.
Mr. Chemaget said Governor Jonathan Bii’s administration is keen on development and accountability. He said the administration is considering holding public forums to track progress of projects.
At the public participation, water, agriculture, health, and expansion of financial and lending programs dominated public speeches. The public forums kicked off in all 30 wards.
A larger percentage of members of the public said water, agriculture, health, and county loans are among key agendas for the ward.
The finance chief reiterated that Governor Bii’s administration has the interests of wananchi at heart and that development is a priority. The Governor is well known as ‘Governor wa Raiya.’
Chief Officer for Gender, Eunice Suter, urged the public to be good managers of finances especially in projects supervised by local committees. Economic Advisor, Philip Melly, Ward Administrator Abraham Kurgat, and other senior county officials were present.