, NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 10 – Nairobi County Governor Mike Sonko has challenged the new County Executive Committee to start working immediately and deliver their promises to Nairobi residents.
Sonko spoke after all the 10 County Executive Committee were sworn in on Friday to officially begin discharging their respective duties.
“I urge you to exercise high levels of integrity as you undertake your responsibilities in accordance with the Constitution,” said Sonko.
The Governor expressed confidence that the CEC’s are competent and would push forward his development agenda.
He urged the CEC’s to work tirelessly to reclaim the great city of Nairobi which he said has been mismanaged by the previous county government.
“You are aware we inherited a city in a terrible state where corruption and cartels controlled a number of departments so you must sacrifice your time and energies to reclaim the green city,” said Sonko.
The swearing in happened after the County Assembly approved all Sonko’s cabinet nominees on Wednesday.
In their report tabled before the Assembly, the Committee said they found the nominees are suitable and qualified for their respective dockets.
Among the nominees include the Media Council Chairman Charles Kerich for ICT and E-Government, Larry Wambua for Devolution, Danvas Makori to head Agriculture and Livestock, Peter Njuguna for Lands and Housing ,Janet Ouko –Education.
Mohammed Dagane-Roads and Infrastructure, Hitan Majevdia-Health Services, Emmah Muthoni-Environment and Natural Resources, Allan Esabwa-Commerce and Tourism and Veska Jepkemboi for Finance and Planning.