Most parts of Busia County fall within the Lake Victoria Basin. The altitude is undulating and rises from about 1,130m above sea level at the shores of Lake Victoria to a maximum of about 1,500m in the Samia and North Teso Hills. The central part of the county, especially Butula and Nambale Sub-counties, are occupied by a peneplains marked by low flat divides of approximately uniform height, often capped by lateritic and a shallowly incised swampy drainage system.
The Samia Hills represent the basement complex and consist of acid and sub-acid lavas, tuffs, and agglomerates, banded quartzite and iron stones. The Kavirondo series rocks are developed around Busia, Nambale and Butula while the granites dominate the northern parts of county..........read more
I must begin by thanking the people of Busia for electing me as the first of governor. The number of voters I garnered in the March 4 elections is proof of the confidence the electorate have in my ability to lead this great county to the required level of prosperity.
My appeal to the people of Busia County is to break away from the past and embrace the new dispensation brought about by the new constitution.
In the previous dispensation, there was too much politics of blame games and mere rhetoric this led the county to lag behind in the terms of development.
The constitution has provided us with an opportunity to manage our own resources and therefore people need to come out and support the government by fully participating in the development agenda of the county.
I have already assembled an experienced and acknowledgment team of county executive committee and the county public service board who I believe will deliver for the people of Busia County.
The county has a potential in fisheries, transport, hotel industry, horticulture and tourism industries and ICT among others. I call upon the sons and daughters of Busia County Including those in the Diaspora to come and assist in whatever way they can to accelerate development through investment.........read more