Ongoing initiatives in Laikipia County

Ongoing initiatives in Laikipia County,led by the Governor to ease the burden of health care,with only Ksh 500 per month you can access health services a all accredited hospitals and health centers all across the county, in addition to this profitable farming will also improve livelihoods,better assured markets and prices for produce and livestock through a cattle for beef offtake program partnered with the Kenya Meat Commission(KMC).

Public Participatory Meetings

From The week.starting on 5th through out to around 13th Feb and 15th the latest,there will be Public Participatory Meetings held at every sublocation daily all over the County in all wards to engage the citizenry in Participatory Budget (PB) process for a prioritised community project not exceeding 2 million per sublocation;
(i) ensure citizens prioritise expected projects
(ii)air views on ongoing projects
(iii)engage and mobilised on contract farming on informed enterprises to be practised in this case sorghum being contracted by East African Maltings Limited a subsidiary raw materials sourcing company for East African Breweries Ltd and Canola an oil crop
……Simply the idea of entrenching what was pledged and promised by the Governor during campaigns in his Manifesto and incorporated, drafted in the CIDP(County Integrated Development Plan) a five year county Master plan which will be divided into a realisable ADP (Annual Development Plan)

British High Commissioner consultation meeting with County Government of Laikipia

H .E Governor Ndiritu Muriithi held a consultation meeting with British high Commissioner’s Mr Hailey. Addressing the media today after a consultative meeting H.E Governor Ndiritu Muriithiand his Deputy John Mwaniki, British High Commissioner Hailey noted that more investors from UK have expressed interest in investing in the laikipia.
“The two countries have had common interests especially in military cooperation and this will not be stopped any time soon,” said Hailey He assured the Governor its soldiers will continue training in Kenya more so laikipia county despite numerous reports that indicated they could have migrated to Iran.
He further noted that they are looking on how they can expand UK support in Laikipia especially in Amaya Triangle Initiative in peace building and supporting the various development activities.
He said UK was looking on how it can support Laikipia county government in creating a very strong environment for private investors. About 6,000 troops of BATUK train in the area every year.
Governor Muriithi said the discussion was meant to promote increased investment in the area and the country at large.
He noted that the presence of BATUK in Laikipia had a positive contribution in local economy.
The Governor said Amaya Triangle Initiative was meant to restore peace in the four counties of Laikipia, Baringo, Isiolo and Samburu counties.

Laikipia West Technical Institute, Kabage

H.E the Governor Ndiritu Muriithi together with Laikipia west MP , MCAs and other leaders, visited Laikipi West Technical Institute at Kabage to assess the institution infrastructure development . In attendance were project contractor, ministry and county officials, Kiirwa TTI (sponsoring TTI from Meru) among others. They resolved that the institution must be completed by May this year.
Later they held a public rally in Rumuruti where education development in the county was emphasized.