Events Calendar

OTTICHILO TO SET TRAINING CENTRES FOR FARMERS.

Vihiga governor Dr Wilber Ottichilo says he will establish agricultural training centres to educate farmers on new farming methods.Ottichilo said that this was part of strategies he will put in place to boost food production in the county.

He added that food production by farmers were below the demand forcing residents to rely on food from neighbouring counties to fill the deficit. He explained that dairy farming, fisheries and agriculture will be given priority to enable farmers acquire new practical farming skills.

ROADMAP TO DEVELOPMENT UNVEILED

Vihiga Governor Dr. Wilber Ottichilo has today unveiled the County Integrated Development Plan(CIDP)portal at The Broad Park Hotel in Mbale.

The County boss said that the the CIDP portal will provide an opportunity to the people of Vihiga County to prioritise areas for development. He said that most of the projects to be undertaken by his administration will be guided by the suggestions fronted by residents. Vihiga residents can propose projects that they feel are of priority on the portal at www.countyprojects.or.ke

First sitting of County Assembly

Vihiga Governor Dr. Ottichilo has set September 6th as the date for the first sitting of County Assembly. The Governor set the date for the first sitting of the second Assembly in accordance with powers conferred upon him by the constitution.

VIHIGA COUNTY TO CARRY OUT STAFF HEAD COUNT EXERCISE

To Ascertain the County staff establishment per all the departments decided by the public service board. Vihiga County Public Service Board chair Mrs Carolyne Enane has today assured county employees that the head count exercise set to start this Friday is not meant to sack them.

Speaking during a briefing on the same he added that the exercise that has been authorised by governor H.E Dr. Wilber Ottichilo is meant to define the county workforce status and not targeting to victimize any staff.