Koti Moja pledges all inclusive government to spur development
Uasin Gishu Governor Jonathan Bii yesterday held his maiden meeting with county employees and pledged to estbalish an all-inclusive leadership.
In his address, Bii pledged to play his role diligently in making sure they deliver all his campaign pledges.
Bii said his administration will soon institute a headcount of all staff as well as inspect county machinery and equipment to ascertain their conditions.
“My administration will be all-inclusive and will look into staff welfare such as promotions, provision of uniforms and general well-being,” said Bii.
On health sector, Bii disclosed that he has already held discussions with Ampath Kenya with a view to reopening Revolving Fund Pharmacy in all local health facilities.
“We are also in the process of reviewing a policy on drug distribution to ensure Kemsa delivers drugs to hospitals directly. We will keep the buffer stocks only at the central stores,” Bii said.
Governor further warned that any staff who will engage in corruption will be dealt with firmly.
“It will not be business as usual during. You either serve residents or risk being fired indefinitely,” the county boss warned.
On his part, Deputy Governor John Barorot said the new administration will be looking at performance management that will ensure every individual contributes to the growth of the county.
Barorot has been tasked by tto look into all issues of human resource and ICT to ensure the county has a motivated workforce focused on service delivery to the people.
At the same time, Bii called on residents to maintain peace following the Supreme Court’s ruling on the presidential petition.
“We thank the people of Uasin Gishu for being peaceful during the electioneering period. We call on them to maintain the same even after the Supreme Court verdict,” he said.