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My journey to leave a legacy starts this week

Busia Governor Sospeter Ojaamong  has  said his journey to leave a legacy upon expiry of his second and final  term in 2022 as per the constitution  will start this week. Speaking  at St Anthony  Chakol Parish  Catholic Church  during  a Mass and  the launch of  the second  Liturgical  Album  by the Parish Choir, Ojaamong said  his government will kick start activities  aimed at improving service delivery. County Governments have been operating  without…

Busia NASA, teachers & church leaders urge Uhuru, Raila to torn down

Busia National Super Alliance, teachers and Church leaders have urged NASA leader Raila Odinga and President Uhuru Kenyatta b to avoid public outbursts that could plunge the country into turmoil. MPs  Oku Kaunya (Teso North), Geoffrey Omuse  (Teso South),  Deputy Speaker Lawrence Okaale, KNUT Busia  County spokesman Deogratious  Owaya ,  ACK  Katakwa   Diocese Bishop John Okude and his predecessor   Zakayo Epus  Bishop also appealed to…

No woman elected in 14 Busia Assembly committees

The two day election of  chairperson  and vice chairpersons of 14   Busia County Assembly  house committees ended on Friday with no woman elected to occupy any of the positions. The assembly comprises 53 members,  18 being women. The male dominated house also made sure they have secured  seven  vice chairperson’s seats and allowing seven others to be occupied by women. Nominated  MCA Angela…

County Government of Busia to maintain an upward trend in revenue collection: IT Expert

Strathmore University Project Coordinator in-charge of Busia County Revenue Automation Project, Nelson Mutua has predicted Busia will maintain an upward trend in revenue collection. The CountyPro system is a revenue collection and E-Governance system currently used by the County Governments of Kiambu, Busia and Taita Taveta. Speaking during a workshop for County Revenue Officers at…

Wamalwa returned as Busia Assembly Speaker

The Speaker of  the First  Busia County Assembly Bernard Wamwalwa was on Wednesday  re-elected for another five-year term  by an overwhelming majority of the   53-member assembly. Wamalwa  was declared winner by the Assembly Clerk  Allan Mabuka after amassing 49 votes  which was more than the required two-third majority of  36. Garbriel Fwaya was second with three votes while Stephen Odebero took third position with…

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