Ukambani Governors urged to partner with churches

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Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa speaking during the consecration of Kitui's new Bishop Rev. Joseph Mwongela at St. Charles Lwanga. Wamalwa asked Ukambani Governors to partner with Churches to strengthen SEKEB and transparency in their Governance. (Photo credit -Mauvoo)

Devolution CS Eugene Wamalwa has asked Ukambani Governors to partner with Churches to strengthen SEKEB and transparency in their Governance.

Speaking during the consecration of the new Kitui Bishop Joseph Mwongela which was lead by apostolic Nuncio of Kenya and southern Sudan his Excellence Archbishop Hurbetas Maria Van Megana, Cardinal John NJue of Nairobi diocese and his grace Antony Muheria, Wamalwa observed there is need for Ukambani Governors to partner with Churches to make the economic block strong.

“The economic block that is united is good for Ukambani, continue uniting and partnering with the new Bishop, we will work together,” Wamalwa said.

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu echoing Wamalwa said SEKEB is focused on development by ensuring water, education, food security, and eradication of poverty by launching long term programs that give people jobs.

She asked the Kitui new Bishop Rev. Joseph Mwongela to identify the major challenges facing the people of Kitui and partner with her government to uplift the livelihoods.

“Bishop Mwongela when you start the work you are going to do, remember the county that you are going to lead. It is a fairly poor county and I do believe that together because you have said we can actually do this in partnership, we can actually bring this county out of fear, out of poverty because you have the resources,” she noted.

“I, Kivutha Kibwana and superwoman Charity Ngilu we have what we call super trio, we are committed to working together to change the lives of our people by showing proper governance,” Machakos Governor Dr. Alfred Mutua added.

The consecration was also attended by Kitui senator Enoch Kiio, Machakos senator Boniface kabaka, Kitui women representative Dr. Irene Kasalu, Dr. Makali MP Kitui central, Kitui South MP Rachael Nyamai, Kitui west MP Edith Nyenze, Mwingi West MP Charles Nguna, former Kitui governor Dr. Julius Malombe, Former Nairobi Deputy Governor Jonathan Mueke among other Ukambani leaders.

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