The County Government of Kakamega will soon roll out a comprehensive connectivity program across the county. The program that incorporates the use of ICT aims at, among others, curbing rampant corruption in the various county government revenue collection units.
Speaking before the Kakamega County Assembly Committee on Education and ICT; Information Technology, e-Government and Communication CECM Mr. George Lutomia said Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) on cashless revenue collection and Establishment of Data centers in sub counties to interlink all ministries will be fastracked to ensure residents easily access information from the government’s portals.
Some of the key projects to be under taken include automation of service delivery, improving internet connectivity and setting up of ICT centres and innovation hubs in the entire county among others. This will ensure effective and efficient relaying of government information to the people.
Kakamega County Assembly ICT Committee Chairperson Hon. Charles Imbali said his committee will monitor the program implementation to ensure locals fully benefit from the roll up. He said the county assembly will support the Ministry in ensuring enough funds are allocated for that particular purpose.
Also in attendance was the Ministry’s Chief Officer Mr.Eugene Wamalwa.