Kakamega County Governor H.E Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya today completed Phase ‘ll county distribution of grade cows in Likuyani sub county. The objective of the program, as spelt out in the Governor’s manifesto, is to improve and increase milk production in the entire county to prepare for the upcoming dairy factory to be constructed in Malava Sub County.
In addition to the cows, Governor Oparanya gave tea seedlings to farmers to promote the crop farming in the sub county. Already Ikolomani, Shinyalu and Khwisero sub counties are doing well in tea farming. The Governor has on various occasions called on residents of Kakamega to diversify farming in line with the fast changing agricultural world.
At Matunda, the Governor commissioned Matunda Police houses constructed by the County Government of Kakamega. The disciplined force members stationed at the station have been living in deplorable conditions rendering their efgorts un service delivery to residents challenged.
Governor Oparanya also commissioned Matunda modern market and urged residents who conduct daily businesses along the busy Eldoret-Kitale highway to swiftly move into the facility. At Soi, the Governor launched tarmacking of the 13kms Soi-Kogo road and announced that similar construction works for Matunda-Kona Mbaya-Brigadier road would commence soon if the national government continued to turn a blind eye on that very important road connecting Kakamega, Uasin Gishu and Trans Nzoia counties.
The Governor was accompanied by his Deputy Prof. Philip Museve Kutima, CEC members and Members of County Assembly among other leaders.