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Leaders left in a Dilemma After 5 Residents Turned Up For The BBI Signature Collection Exercise

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

  5 months ago
Leaders left in a Dilemma After 5 Residents Turned Up For The BBI Signature Collection Exercise

POLITICS

Blow To Tolgos As Assembly Rejects BBI

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.

  2 months ago
Blow To Tolgos As Assembly Rejects BBI

POLITICS

Meet Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Beautiful Wife and Lovely Kids (Photos)

[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.

  1 months ago
Meet Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Beautiful Wife and Lovely Kids (Photos)

POLITICS

Four Powerful Rift Valley Governors Set to Go Home in 2022

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.

  2 months ago
Four Powerful Rift Valley Governors Set to Go Home in 2022

POLITICS

Soy MP Caleb Kositany Reveals Why Governor Alex Tolgos is Frustrating His Deputy

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.

  2 months ago
Soy MP Caleb Kositany Reveals Why Governor Alex Tolgos is Frustrating His Deputy

POLITICS

Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Mourns the Death of a Seasoned Politician

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

  6 months ago
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Mourns the Death of a Seasoned Politician

POLITICS

Blow To BBI Coordinators In Rift-Valley As Their Counties Rejects BBI

After Baringo county shooting down the BBI in their county assembly,Elgeyo-Marakwet county assembly  is a third county to reject the BBI .

  2 months ago
Blow To BBI Coordinators In Rift-Valley As Their Counties Rejects BBI

POLITICS

Rift Valley BBI Chairman Launches Signature Collection Exercise in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County

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

  5 months ago
Rift Valley BBI Chairman Launches Signature Collection Exercise in Iten, Elgeyo Marakwet County

POLITICS

Ruto's Fresh Headache As Powerful Rift Valley Governor Delivers Bad News

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,

  6 months ago
Ruto's Fresh Headache As Powerful Rift Valley Governor Delivers Bad News

COVID

Health Officials Deployed As 16 Test Positive For Coronavirus in Elgeyo Marakwet County Schools

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.

  6 months ago
Health Officials Deployed As 16 Test Positive For Coronavirus in Elgeyo Marakwet County Schools

POLITICS

Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Condemned For Mistreating His Deputy Wesley Korir

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.

  2 months ago
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos Condemned For Mistreating His Deputy Wesley Korir

POLITICS

Elgeyo Marakwet sends staff on retirement, confirms more A.I staff permanently

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,

  8 months ago
Elgeyo Marakwet sends staff on retirement, confirms more A.I staff permanently

POLITICS

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

  8 months ago
Kipchumba Murkomen Under Fire After Governor Alex Tolgos Blasts Him Over Revenue Allocations Formula

POLITICS

Murkomen Reveals Reasons Why Elgeyo Marakwet Deputy Governor Was Arrested by DCI

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.

  2 months ago
Murkomen Reveals Reasons Why Elgeyo Marakwet Deputy Governor Was Arrested by DCI

POLITICS

See What Governor Tolgos Is Pleading President Uhuru To Do To DP Ruto

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

  3 months ago
See What Governor Tolgos Is Pleading President Uhuru To Do To DP Ruto

POLITICS

Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Cleared by Senate Committee

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

  7 months ago
Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Cleared by Senate Committee

HEALTH

Boost for Countys Effort to Have Specialised EyeCare Services

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

  4 months ago
Boost for Countys Effort to Have Specialised EyeCare Services

POLITICS

Governor Tolgos Ready to Sack Striking Health Workers

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

  4 months ago
Governor Tolgos Ready to Sack Striking Health Workers

HEALTH

Can't Pay, Won't Pay- Governor Tolgos Tells Striking 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

  4 months ago
Can't Pay, Won't Pay- Governor Tolgos Tells Striking Health Workers

POLITICS

Is Murkomen Eyeing Gubernatorial Seat?

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

  7 months ago
Is Murkomen Eyeing Gubernatorial Seat?