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Kakamega town on the track to attain city status

Prof.Philip Kutima.

The deputy Governor Prof Philip Kutima has expressed confidence that soon Kakamega town will be elevated to city status.

Speaking during a meeting with traders in his office, Prof. Kutima reiterates that Similar to Nairobi, Kisumu and Mombasa, the County Government has put in place measures to ensure the town complies with the requirements of the three in Kenya.

"We have put in places measures and programs that if achieved in this year, Kakamega town will be ready to be elevated to a city status," said the deputy governor of Kakamega.

Consequently, he noted that some of the measures eradicated include; improving road networks, upgrading and equipping medical facilities, provision of clean and piped water among other human amenities adding that the County Government has achieved a lot in improving them.

"We are constructing a level six hospital which will be the biggest in Western province. Similarly, We have equipped a few of them including St. Mary's hospital in Mumias and Likuyani level four hospital," he said.

Deputy Governor in his office.

Prof Kutima continued that Kakamega County Government has started a process of repossessing idle plots into productivity so as use the available space in the entire county adding that all the legal procedures have been attained to ensure that the plots are repossessed and allocated to other people to be developed.

“When we raise the standards, we make the County attractive to investors and this will positively impact the economy of the County,” said Kutima.

He went on that;

"It will also create employment to our jobless youths not only in the county but Kenya at large", finalized Prof.Kutima.

Kakamega deputy in office.

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