Busia Governor H.E Sospeter Ojaamong has defended his move to construct many day schools during his tenure as Amagoro Member of Parliament between 2002 and 2012.
Addressing congregants after attending a holy mass at Otimong Catholic Church in Teso South Sub County to mark Easter Sunday, the Governor said his efforts paid dividends with thousands of students benefiting from that gesture.
The Governor said his move received resistance from communities owing to unknown reasons but he soldierd on to ensure they were constructed.
" Today I am a proud man to see the schools I constructed Accommodating many students who could not Afford boarding fees.
This is the effort I orchestrated and which I don't regret," he said.
Other secondary schools H.E Ojaamong helped construct in Teso South includes Kwangamor, Akobwait, St Michael Apatit, Asinge, Ngelechom, Aterait, Amongura, Okame, St Joseph's Chaokol, Alupe, St Anne's Angorom, Township, Fr Okodoi and St Mark Machakusi.
The County chief said development cannot be achieved in isolation, calling for concerted efforts among leaders and all stakeholders to realize the county's cherished dream.
Those in attendance included Acting Director Public Works JohnKelvin Otwani, Eng Justus Otwani, CEO Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry Busia Chapter Raphael Emusala, CEO Kenya Power and Water Conservation, Patrick Ataro and Manager Living Goods Busia County Patrick Adera.
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