Category: County Dev Projects

16 Feb
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one of the fire fighting Engines being commissioned by The duoty Gover Paul Ntiati with Senator Peter Mositet

one of the fire fighting Engines being commissioned by The deputy Governor Paul Ntiati with Senator Peter Mositet.

It’s a big sign of relief as Kajiado residents benefit with four fire engines from National and county government after years of public hue and cry and numerous fire outbreaks that have rendered many homeless upon big losses.

The fire engines launched yesterday at Ngong stadium were purchased at ksh 80M each for the two 10,000L engine and ksh 40M for the 5,000L engine respectively.

The county government has bought a fourth one and three more expected next week.

The engines were supplied by the National government through Nairobi Metropolitan Department.

Members of public in debrief watched from a distance as fire fighters show cased their prowess on tackling fire outbreak.

The more than 36 men and women have undergone a rigorous training on fire fighting in the past two months. Each truck has 12 officers working around the clock.

In the recent past Kajiado county government has been faulted over incapability to put out fire as they had no operating fire engine. They have been depending on Mavoko and Nairobi fire engines.

Kajiado residents are optimistic the fire fighters shall be able to respond to fire outbreak incidents promptly.

“it’s a sign of relief for us, many have been reduced to beggars by fire and we now hope this shall be a thing of the past’’ said Mary Kimelel a resident  of Ngong town.

Kajiado senator Peter Mositet said Kajiado residents have suffered enough from fire incidents challenging the county government to serve the residents well and take care of machines.

“it has been a long wait but finally we have received modern fire fighters that should give residents good and prompt services’’ Said Peter Mositet

Deputy Governor Paul Ntiati lauded the national and county government unity in ensuring locals benefit. Ntiati also urged Kajiado residents to ensure they have fire extinguishers in their homes and business premises.

“The county government has established a fire department and it’s important the two levels of government are working for a common goals. It’s the responsibility of each resident to play part in the fight against fire by having a fire extinguisher in their respective homes and business premises” said Ntiati

The three fire engines shall be stationed at Ngong, Kajiado and Oloitokitok towns respectively and expected by the end of the month each of the five sub county shall have at least fire engine.

Deputy Governor Paul Ntiati looking on at the fire Engine that was ready for commissioning

Deputy Governor Paul Ntiati looking on at the fire Engine that was ready for commissioning.


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26 Jan
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Olchorro village residents in kajiado south sub county benefited with a modern health facility expected to ensure locals have access to medical services after long time public hue and cry.

The modern ksh 7M olchorro dispensary has been put up by the county government in the interior of the maasai remote village where most locals live in abject poverty.

The dispensary has a mini maternity unit, in patient unit and pharmacy. Also doctor’s squatter has been set up to ensure the dispensary operate for 24 hours. The mini maternity unit can accommodate 10-15 patients

The county government has also put up modern toilet as an ideal example to the locals who most don’t have latrines in their homes exposing themselves to a health risk.

Jubilant natives lauded the project saying they have been walking for more than 20km in rough terrains to access medical care at Oloitokitok sub county hospital.

”we have really suffered but it seems our tribulations are over medical services has come to an end” said Ann Lesampu

Maasai women say as expectant mothers they shall now have a safe delivery in the dispensary and probably curb mother infant deaths during birth that is common in the area.

”we have always panicked when one of us get pregnant knowing it might be a death trap during birth as hospitals and few and far apart in the region but now we can afford a smile” said jubilant Helen Lempa

Speaking during the official opening the facility, Kajiado Governor David Nkedianye said his government is determined to provide accessible and affordable health services to all residents.

He added that in the last financial year his government spent ksh 1.4B on medical services. In the last two months the county government has employed 160 doctors posted all over the county.

‘‘My administration cannot afford to gamble with the health of residents and will always ensure the services are to the standard and accessible to all” said Nkedianye

Nkedianye urged the locals to develop a culture of digging and using toilets in their homestead. The county government has been sensitizing locals on usage of latrines all over the county.


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01 Oct
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H.E The Governor consults Matapato MCA Hon Hosea Toshi yesterday during the baraza held in Namanga

H.E The Governor consults with Matapato South MCA Hon Hosea Toshi during a baraza held in Namanga yesterday.

Dr. David Nkedianye yesterday attended a Baraza at Namanga town Matapato south, Kaijado central sub county. The Governor was accompanied with his executive members and area MCA Hon. Hosea Toshi who all addressed the grievances aired by the residents.

Namanga town is divided by the Kenyan – Tanzania borders with a population of 30,000 and heavily depend on tourism and import and export trade between the two countries.

Among the issues discussed in the meeting were water shortage, lands, health, market, and town planning.

The Governor assured Namanga residents that his government is working hard to improve the health sector, this can be testified by the 1.4billion ksh that has been allocated to the health ministry to avert problems that have clouded several counties in the country.

“The ministry of health got the highest percentage of the budget allocation. We have done these because we don’t want our doctors and nurses to go on strike like in other counties. We have paid our doctors and promoted them as well. Our hospitals have drugs enough for all patients. “Said Nkedianye

The executive member for health Gladys Marima said they have allocated half a million on medicine.“We have allocated more than one million to Namanga hospitals for medicine. We will also use 10 million to upgrade Namanga hospital this year to be a sub county hospital because it is serving many people even our neighbors from Tanzania. In the next budget allocation we will add more funds to increase the number of doctors” Said Marima

The problem of the market was also discussed where the county leadership said they have allocated 50 million to build a new market which will be in four phases.

“We have allocated 10 million to fence up the market and commencement of the building which will start next year and the Maasai women who sells beads will get a place to sell their items. We have already completed the construction of the public toilet in the market.” Said Nkedianye.

Water is also a big problem of Namanga residents and with only one borehole serving the whole town. The county has already built another borehole and plan to build a new a tank to replace the old one at Orkungu in the next two month. Executive member incharge of water Joshua Majakusi confirming the problem of water will be completely solved.

Matapato south MCA Hosea Toshi appealed to the county government to finish this projects faster.


“We want this projects to be done faster so that our people can benefit. Since this year budget

allocation has been approved early we want to see this developments done quickly. “Said Toshi

The governor was also questioned about the 2.5 million used to buy mobile phones and other

accessories to the executive members and the money paid to private lawyers. Dr. Nkedianye said all wananchi taxes are used wisely.

“The 2.5 million shillings was not just used to buy mobile phones only but also computers and office telephones, we will want to misuse wananchi taxes. All your money are accounted for.” Said governor.


Wananchi follow the proceeding during the baraza in Namanga.

Wananchi follow the proceeding during the baraza in Namanga.


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03 Jul
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Governor  Dr  Nkedienye with his  Deputy Governor Honorable  Paul Ole  Ntiati  laying  a  stone for  the  Construction  of  the Social Hall at Kware In Ong'ata Rongai.

Governor Dr Nkedienye with his Deputy Governor Honorable Paul Ole Ntiati laying a foundation stone for the Construction of the Social Hall at Kware In Ong’ata Rongai.

The Governor of Kajiado County, H.E Dr David Nkedianye launched the construction of kware social hall at Nkaimurunya ward in ongata rongai.
Speaking during the laying of the stone the governor told residents on the importance of the hall
“This hall is meant to help you residents have your meetings in a good place without disturbance and you also get a place to come and relax” said the governor.
Others present were the Deputy Governor Hon Paul Ntiati, CECM incharge of Education and social services Richard Parsitau, his Chief Officer James Sankale and the area MCA .

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