Details have emerged of a highly confidential meeting held between President William Ruto and leaders from Kisumu and Migori counties at State Lodge Kisumu on Friday night.
President Ruto (in white shirt) with Governors Ochillo Ayacko and Peter Anyang Nyon'go ahead of the Friday meeting. Photo Courtesy | NMG
The meeting was called allegedly to allow the leaders an opportunity to present a list of development projects they want to be prioritized. Dr. Ruto is also said to have used the opportunity to urge leaders from the region to start a new cordial relationship with the national government.
The meeting resolved that Interior Principal Secretary Raymond Omollo will from now henceforth be the link between the leaders and various government organs.
The leaders were hosted to a sumptuous dinner.
Present at the private State Lodge function were Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua, Interior PS Raymond Omollo, Trade PS Alfred Kombudo, Governors Ochillo Ayacko of Migori and his Kisumu counterpart Peter Anyang Nyon'go.
Also present were Kisumu leaders including Senator Tom Ojienda, MPs Jared Okello (Nyando), Shakeel Shabbir (Kisumu East), Joshua Oron (Kisumu Central), Onyango Koyoo (Muhoroni) and Dr. James Nyikal (Seme).
Out of the blues, Lawyer Miguna Miguna also surfaced in the night meeting.
Only Kisumu West MP Roza Akinyi Buyu and Nyakach MP Aduma Awuor were absent from the night meeting, while from Migori, only Suna East MP Junet Mohammed and Suna West MP Francis Masara were absent.
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