Governor for Turkana County Josphat Nanok has outlined a “five-point transformative agenda” for development in his second term.
Speaking during the commemoration of the 55th Madaraka Day at the Moi Garden grounds in Lodwar town, Governor Nanok identified water services development, food security, peace building, private sector development and resource mobilization as key pillars of his “big five agenda”
On water, the Governor said his government will channel more efforts towards water development to end water scarcity, and also venture more on mineral exploitation and ensure proper natural resource managament.
On food security, he said his administration will put more emphasis on attaining food security, improving nutrition and promoting sustainable agriculture as a key development outcome area.
“I believe our county has the potential to achieve food security and be a bread basket for the region,” Governor Nanok said.
On the Peace building pillar, Nanok pointed out that his administration will focus on building on the achievements in the past years through increased cross-border engagements to promote peaceful coexistence and sharing of cross border resources.
Nanok said his administration will also focus on providing a conducive environment for business to attract investors intending to invest in Turkana and support public-private partnerships for business to thrive in the county and boost the local economy.
He said his administration will strengthen ongoing efforts to mobilize resources from donors, development partners and philanthropists in order to help the County Government cover budgetary deficits occasioned by the huge development needs.
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