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Matiangi urges Nyamira leaders to stop wrangles

Interior CS Fred Matiangi has called upon Nyamira leaders to come together and handle the wrangles in
the county.

He said what is happening the county is embarrassing to the whole country since it is halting
development.Matiangi was referring to the recent rejection of DG nominee James Gesami, by the county assembly,last week and called leaders to sit and deliberate how they can help the county governor to deliver to the residents within the short period he is in office.

“We have no time to waste on this wrangles, kindly our national leaders, I urge you to call your brothers
and sisters from the county assembly and call for unity so that our people can get development. What is
happening in our county is shameful,” Matiangi said.

On education, CS Matiangi has said the government remains commuted in ensuring learning institutions
are supported.Matiangi said the major role of the government is to support learning because it has enough resources.
He spoke on Friday when he was at the Tombe Girls high school in Kitutu Masaba Constituency in
Nyamira County.

Matiangi was in the school to commission a modern science complex at the institution.
The modern science complex was built by funds from the NG/CDF from Kitutu Masaba Constituency, in
conjunction with the Safaricom Foundation.

He said the governments continued effort in assisting schools in especially in this pandemic period will
always remain a priority.

“The government has always been supportive to our learning institutions and that has always been our
wish as a government because we want every child to be in school”..Matiangi said.

Various leaders who were with the CS are County commissioner Amos Mariba, Kitutu Masaba MP
Shadrack Mose, senator Okongo Omogeni, Safaricom Foundation CEO Steve Chege, ICT CAS Maurine
Mbaka, woman representative Jerusha Momanyi and school principal Jane Nyanumba among other

Kitutu Masaba Constituency MP Shadrack Mose said he will ensure more resources on top of what his
office has done in ensuring the 276 schools in the constituency benefit, adding that his office will give an
additional Sh.1million to complete the institution.

“We urge the national government to give us more resources so that our schools can advance in

Woman representative Jerusha Momanyi urged the parents to support all the children to be in school and
leave the rest of the work for the government and leaders.

“Do not let our girls to be troubled. Let them be in school as we get the resources for them. As a mother,
if these children I am calling the interior CS to have a soft spot on our girls” she said.

Senator Okongo Omogeni urged the students to work hard and bring results since the government is
doing all the necessary it can to have the infrastructures improved in the learning institutions and urged all
the leaders to support CS Matiangi to unite the Country.

“Let us support CS Matiangi in his endeavours since we have him from our region. If we support him,

he will ensure we have resources for development in our counties," Omogeni said.
Safaricom Foundation CEO Steve Chege said they will equip the laboratories at the institution so that by
the time the students will be doing their exams, the labs will be operational.

By Darlington Mose

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