Governor Sakaja and ODM leader Raila Odinga in the past. The UDA governor has congratulated ODM Governor after winning key position ODM governor has been congratulated for winning a key position in the committee in the just concluded Council of Governors leadership elections Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa was elected as the Chair of the Finance, Planning and Economic Affairs Committee of the Kenya Governors.
Kakamega County Governor Hon Fernandes Barasa alongside his Deputy Hon Ayub Savula presided over a consultative meeting on the County Budget Review and Outlook paper, 2022. Fernandes Barasa holds that effective management is very important. It entails planning, Organizing, controlling and monitoring financial resources appropriately.
Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa has called upon all arms to work together for better prosperity of Kakamega County. Today he presided over the opening of a 5-day induction workshop of MCAS as they constituted the house leadership. Fernandes Barasa: For Kakamega to move forward, their is need for all arms of the County Government to work together.
In his second term as Governor of Kakamega, ODM assistant Party leader Wycliffe Oparanya made an amendment that saw the end of specific allocation of development funds to Members of County Assembly. The amendment abolished the so called Ward Development Fund. He, the governor had sole control of the county's development plan with MCA's only allowed to propose to him the projects they would like implemented in their respective wards.
The First Lady of Kakamega County Janet Kassily Barasa today has officially assumed the office. She was ushered in by her predecessor Priscilla Oparanya in brief ceremony that was presided by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology chaplain Father Kizito Mchanga. Fernandes Barasa: Her Excellency the First Lady, Prof Janet Kassily Barasa was officially ushered into office today by her predecessor, Mama Priscilla Oparanya in a brief ceremony presided over by MMUST chaplain Father Kizito Mchanga.
Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa through his verified Facebook account he has revealed where he spend his day today. According to Barasa Fernandes is that he was in Marama Central ward, Kakamega County where he was invited to attend the homecoming ceremony of the area MCA Philip Maina.
On Saturday, the Governors' Council established committee chairs to ensure the group's efficient operation. The Governors and Deputy Governors in Mombasa held an induction workshop on Saturday, at which time the committee was officially established. Kakamega Governor Fernandes Barasa now chairs the committee for economic and financial affairs.
Governor H.E FCPA Fernandes Barasa this afternoon hosted the new County Assembly leadership led by Speaker Hon James Namatsi in his office. The Governor who was accompanied by his Deputy H.E Ayub Savula congratulated the Speaker and his team for their victory during the elections held today at the County Assembly.
Deputy Governor for Bungoma county, Ayub Savula have dismissed the claims that he plans to challenge Governor Fernandes Barasa in 2027 gubernatorial race. Speaking on Wednesday, Ayub Savula argued that he is still at 40 years and no need for him to rush. He said that he would support his boss, Fernandes Barasa to run for the second and final term as Governor for Bungoma county in 2027 elections.
More than Ten thousand County workers have cried to the President Ruto to save them from losing their jobs. This comes during the time that the staffs who served under the former administration of the outgoing governors are at risk of losing their jobs as the new Governors are seeking to employ new staffs.
A significant post on the committee following the just completed Council of Governors leadership elections has been awarded to the ODM governor. Fernandes Barasa, the governor of Kakamega, was chosen to lead the Kenya Governors' Finance, Planning, and Economic Affairs Committee. Barasa expressed gratitude to his colleagues governors on social media for giving him the job and promised to use his background in the banking industry to succeed.
Fireworks is expected in ODM Party after a vocal senator threatened to sue Kakamega Governor, Fernandes Barasa if he goes ahead with his plan. Raila Odinga's Party has been experiencing wrangles over sharing of Key Parliamentary Committees with as Hon. Babu Owino and Sen. Ledama Ole Kina accuse the Party of betrayal.
Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa has once again secured the victory for Chairman of the Finance Committee of the Council of Governors. This is big win to Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party since Fernandes Barasa won the Gubernatorial seat in Kakamega County under the ticket of Orange Democratic Movement (ODM) party.
Kakamega County Governor Fernandes Barasa has officially assumed the Governor's office. The hand over ceremony happened at Kakamega County Headquarters, that's in Kakamega town. The incumbent governor Wycliffe Oparanya has officially handed over the office to Fernandes Barasa.Fernandes Barasa: I was officially handed the office of the Governor today by my predecessor H.E Governor Wycliffe Oparanya at the County Headquarters in Kakamega town.
Azimio leaders want the Mombasa government to have a stake in the port by getting a share of the revenue. Change of guard as Fernandes Barasa is sworn-in as governor of Kakamega county, taking over from Wycliffe Oparanya. Deputy President Rigathi Gachagua has lashed out at DCI, asks them not to harass County Governors as the new administration will not entertain such acts.
Kakamega County Deputy Governor Hon Ayub Savula has persuaded his people by promising to priorities the inclusion of the elderly above years old in Universal Healthcare. The Deputy Governor says that he will be seeking partnerships to pay NHIF subriscriptions for elderly people to enable them access medication seamlessly.
Nairobi County Governor, Johnson Sakaja has congratulated ODM Governor who has been unanimously elected into prestigious powerful position in the Council of Governors. All the 47 Governors from different Counties have gathered in Mombasa where they are electing new leaders who will spearhead the Council forward. Kirinyaga Governor, Anne Waiguru has been elected by majority of the Governors as the COG Chairperson defeating Kajiado Governor, Joseph Ole Lenku in the process.
Kakamega governor Fernandes Barasa was today sworn in as the second governor of Kakamega at an event held at the Bhukungu stadium. Barasa was sworn in by the Kakamega county attorney Vivienne Mmbaka who also happens to be daughter to Kakamega senator Boni Khalwale who was elected on the August 9th on a United Democratic Alliance party ticket.
The Kakamega senator Hon Boni Khalwale today joined the Azimio La Umoja governor Fernandes Barasa during his swearing in ceremony. According to the news which was shared on the social media platforms, the swearing in was held at Bukhungu Stadium where several leaders from Western region attended. Boni Khalwale who was elected as the senator under the united Democratic Alliance party wished the second governor of Kakamega County Hon Fernandes Barasa well as he takes the county.
Today was the D-day for two counties, that Kakamega and Mombasa counties. The inauguration ceremony was taking place for governors that were elected on 23rd August 2022. Today at Bukhungu Stadium, Governor Fernandes Barasa took his oath ready to serve the County Government of Kakamega County.