Interior and coordination of national government CS Dr Fred Matiang’i and several other leaders joined the Adventist community in a fundraiser aimed at constructing Nyamira west field conference.
Matiang’i was with Health PS Susan Mochache, Agriculture CS Peter Munya EALA MP Mpuri Aburi and Nyamira governor Amos Nyaribo.
Others who were present included Nyamira senator Okong’o Omogeni, infrastructure CAS Chris Obure, Nyamira speaker Moffat Teya, former speaker David Kombo and several MCA’s.
MPs Shadrack Mose and Jerusha Momanyi were also present.
The conference whose headquarters are set to be at Kemera will now resume its construction activities and this will be one of the milestones in the Adventist church in the region.
Speaking at the event, Nyamira governor Amos Nyaribo appreciated the efforts of the church members, whose efforts birthed the conference.
The governor further urged the leaders to hasten the process, saying that this initiative will improve the operations of the church and equally the union in the region.
Interior Dr Matiang’i also took time to talk about local politics, saying that its time the Gusii people came together.
He thanked the church for remaining consistent in praying for Nyamira County and further requested them to partner with local leaders to shape opinions.
He echoed the words of Nyaribo, saying that lately, the relationship between the county assembly and the executive has greatly improved.
He referred to the recent vetting of the CEC members, termed it as a sign that Nyamira county is on an upward trajectory. Dr Matiang’i also thanked the governor for initiating development projects whose impact is immense.
Governor Nyaribo asked members of the church to support the county government and gave a promise that he will be working with the church as he has always done in the past. Kiendege airstrip, the 3.4Bn agribusiness park, Manga stadium and other development projects are among the key initiatives being undertaken by the county.
Nyaribo vowed to work with the national government, saying that through the building bridges initiative, more funds will be devolved to counties and this will improve services.
By Alvin Ratemo