KENYA’S former Premier Rt. Hon. Raila Amolo Odinga has called on county governments to work harmoniously with their county assemblies to hasten the gains devolution.

Addressing delegates at the 5th Devolution Conference today, Hon. Raila Odinga reiterated the need for smooth relations between the executive and legislative arms at the county level. He said continued supremacies between the two arms is compromising service delivery as some counties struggle to have important bills and motions passed in the assemblies. The former premier said the pay policy should also be streamlined to encourage qualified personnel and expertise to work in the counties.

He cautioned both the national and county governments against engaging in corruption adding that the vice can easily erode the tremendous gains realised by devolution.

Host Governor H.E Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya thanked Hon. Raila for his efforts of safeguarding devolution. Today is the second day of the 5th Devolution Conference

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