For a whole day, a County in Rift-Valley collected 5 Signatures for the newly Unveiled report. This comes afew days after President Kenyatta and ODM leader led the country in the process. Uasin Gishu County, One of Deputy President William Ruto Strong hold, started collection of BBI on November 29th. According to Sources, the County collected only 5 Signatures. It is further reported that more Journalists than Residents turn up for the exercise. "There was consternation at the Uasin Gishu TAC Centre, Eldoret
Elgeyo-Marakwet county Assembly has voted to reject the BBI Constitution Amendment Bill 2020 by adopting the Justice and Legal affairs committee report.In a Tuesday morning session, 17 members of county assembly voted to reject the bill with 15 voting in support.
[Photo courtesy] Engineer Alex Tanui Tolgos is a soft-spoken Governor representing Elgeyo Marakwet county on a Jubilee party ticket.His excellent management skills and strong leadership skills have enabled him to be ranked as one of the best performing governors serving their second and final term.
With less than one and a half years to the upcoming 2022 general elections, the entire country has been drawn to early campaigns and a tense political environment with political figures eyeing different seats.
Soy Member of parliament Caleb Kositany has revealed why the Eleyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos is fighting his deputy Wesley Rotich.Kositany said Tolgos is fighting his deputy because of his unwavering support to the deputy president William Ruto.
Elgeyo Marakwet governor Alex Tolgos has sent a message of condolences to the family and friends of Mr Samuel Chemweno Chesoni. The deceased died at Eldoret hospital after a short illness. Mr Chemweno, popularly known as Chesoni is a seasoned politician in Marakwet West Sub-county politics. "I want to send my message of condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.Elgeyo Marakwet has lost a good politician who will be missed dearly. May God give you strength during this hard time," the Elgeyo Marakwet
After Baringo county shooting down the BBI in their county assembly,Elgeyo-Marakwet county assembly is a third county to reject the BBI .
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos who is also the chairman of Rift Valley BBI Chairman, led residents in the collection of signatures to kick start the BBI process. The event, that took place at the County Commissioner's office, saw many residents turn up to append their signatures in support of BBI. Tolgos noted that many wards in the County had turned up to sign the BBI forms which is an exercise being led by chiefs in locations. "I appreciate that our people have finally realized that BBI has good things
Deputy President William Ruto ( Photo Courtesy) Political fireworks are expected to flare in Deputy President William Ruto's Rift Valley backyard with Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos now daring him to launch 'No" campaigns against the Building Bridges Initiative. While responding to the Ruto camps demands that the BBI document be re-opened for further deliberations, Tolgos claims that some leaders are out to scuttle the BBI process by issuing some unrealistic demands. According to the Elgeyo Marakwet Governor,
Governor Tolgos. Photo: EMC The County Government of Elgeyo Marakwet has deployed health officials to all schools so as to monitor the Coronavirus pandemic situation. This comes after 16 cases of positive Coronavirus cases were reported in various schools across the county. According to area governor Eng Alex Tolgos, the 16 are currently doing well. In a statement to the press shared by the County communication staff on Tuesday, Tolgos also expressed concerns over a surge in the positive cases in the county.
Elgeyo-Marakwet deputy governor was arrested today in the afternoon after he was accused of issuing a bouncing cheque to a businessman however the claims were dismissed by the Soy member of parliament Hon.
The Department of Livestock and Fisheries on 29th August conducted an animal breeders training and retirees celebration at Lelin Overland Campsite. The 17 A.I officers who have been serving on contract terms were issued with confirmation letters as permanent staff. The staff made commitments to ensure: all dips within their areas of deployment are operational, and promised to be accessible to farmers and give monthly reports of the cows they serve on a monthly basis. Governor Tolgos while addressing the retirees,
Kipchumba Murkomen Under Fire After Governor Alex Tolgos Blasts Him Over Revenue Allocations Formula
As the senate special committee continues deliberating the best formula that they will use in sharing the revenue Elgeyo-Marakwet Marakwet senator Kipchumba Murkomen is under fire. Elgeyo-Marakwet governor Eng Alex Tolgos has taken a swipe at his senator for what he terms as negligence from their senator. The governor claimed that the senator has failed to champion for better allocations of revenue from senate that will see the county receiving the better share of revenue allocations. However Tolgos added that
Today, Elgeiyo Marakwet Deputy Governor was arrested by DCI over claims that he was involved in corruption allegations.Wisley Rotich was arrested this morning and is set to be charged in court.And now Elgeiyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen has broken silence over the DG's arrest.
The country is experiencing a rise in political heat mostly those of inheriting the outgoing President Uhuru Kenyatta. It is also in this time that the country is at a very crucial stages of changing the Constitution through the BBI Building Bridges Initiative. Deputy President William Samoei Ruto is going through tough times as he thought his dreams of succeeding Uhuru Kenyatta could be easy but not until he was betrayed. To counter attack all the criticism he is facing, Ruto came up with the Hustler Notion
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos, Deputy Governor Wisely Rotich and a host of top officials in the county appeared before Senate Public Accounts and Investments Committee PAIC today 13 October. Tolgos who took the hot seat was however absolved from blame after the House Committee said it was satisfied by answers given by the Governor's team alongside the concurrence of the Auditor General that there was value for money in projects which had audit queries. The auditor general carried out audit of the
Today marks an important milestone for the County as it inaugurated ophthalmology or eye care services in Marakwet region. Previously, eye patients from Marakwet had to travel all the way to Iten to access these services at the Iten County Referral Hospital. During the occasion, H.E Governor Alex Tolgos launched the first eye surgery at Chebiemit Sub County hospital where the services will be offered. 13 more patients were in line to be operated on. This is after the County Department of Health acquired a Bipolar
Hundreds of health workers who have been on strike for weeks in Elgeyo-Marakwet risk losing their jobs after Governor Alex Tolgos said they would be relieved of their duties if they didn’t resume work immediately. Tolgos said the county wouldn’t pay the striking workers January salaries unless they return to work. The governor said they wouldn’t entertain anyone absconding duty saying they were ready to advertise for their positions. “My office has lately received requests by unemployed health workers
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos has directed that January salaries for striking health workers in the County be stopped unless they return to work immediately. He warned that should they not return to work, the County will bite the bullet and advertise their positions to be filled by other jobless Kenyans. “My office has lately received requests by unemployed health workers who have expressed interest to volunteer their services in the place of striking health workers in the hope they will be employed
Senator Murkomen. Senator Murkomen is casting doubt to the gubernatorial aspirants in his county, as he is yet to declare his ambitious for the 2022 elections. Doubt are cast because, this is the final term for the Elgeyo Marakwet governor Engineer Alex Tolgis. Many are following keenly to see who will immerse themselves in the race. Senator Murkomen has made the race to succeed the governor tricky, for all aspiring candidates, as they a wait for the former majority leader in the senate, to make known his future