Nyamira Governor Amos Nyaribo has been sworn in as Nyamira County Second Governor.
He has called upon all the leaders to remain united for a common purpose. He spoke
immediately after he was sworn in to take over as governor, at Nyamira primary school in
"I wish to call upon all the leaders in the County Government and National Government to help
me unite the people of Nyamira to develop our county," Nyaribo said.
Nyaribo also promised the county residents of his commitment to ensuring he completes the
projects that were started by the late Governor John Nyagarama.
Nyamira County speaker urged the Governor to accommodate all the people in his government.
"We pray that you will settle down quickly and be a unifying factor in the county so that we feel
the impact of your leadership, and we as the assembly are more than ready to support you. The
remaining eighteen months are very short," Teya said.
His take over as the county boss comes after the death of John Nyagarama who was the
governor, which occurred on the 18 of this month.
Various leaders attended the ceremony including Kisumu Deputy Governor Mathews Owili,
Kisii County Governor James Ongwae, Nyamira County Commissioner Amos Mariba, County
Secretary James Ntabo, IPOA Chair Anne Makori, Woman Representative Jerusha Momanyi,
Senator Okongo Omogeni and several MCAs from several counties.
Others were MPs Vincent Kemosi (West Mugirango)Joash Nyamoko (North Mugirango)
Shadrack Mose (Kitutu Masaba)Ben Momanyi (Borabu)Nyamira speaker Moffat Teya, Kisii
speaker David Kombo and several leaders.
Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa, Council of Governors Chairman and also Kakamega
Governor Wycliffe Oparanya attended.
Nyaribo was sworn in by Nyamira High Court presiding judge Esther Maina.
Leaders urged Nyaribo to ensure he fulfils the promises that he and his departed boss had made
to the residents of Nyamira.
"We have very high expectations from you as much as the people of Nyamira are concerned. We
hope you will strive and attain the goals that had not been achieved before in the county," said
Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa.
By Darlington Mose