BY NAMULONGO PETER,CORRESPONDENTS,22ND AUG 2017-Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho ,Kirinyaga county governor elect Anne Waiguru have sworn in to officially assume their responsibilities .
Addressing the swaering in event held at mama Ngina Drive in Mombasa on Tuesday after his swearing in Joho has expressed his confidence that the county of Mombasa will regain its former glory.
According to Joho the county even though endowed by many resources has been exploited by few people who have selfish intentions.He says he will do what it take to make sure that he delivers a dream Mombasa that all residents will be happy about. ”we have been over exploited over the years even though we are privileged county”he said. ”i strive to be your simba because the simba protects the jungle” he added.
Joho also announced that come 2022 he will be going back to the people of Mombasa and indeed the entire Country to seek their mandate to serve as the president of Kenya.
NASA leaders Raila Odinga and Musalia Mudavadi and a number of NASA governors from the coast attended.
In Kirinyaga county Anne Waiguru was sworn in to begin her five year term.Deputy president William Ruto attended the event.Waiguru has promised to develop equally the entire county emphasizing that she will give priority to Infrastructure, water ,empower framers and strengthen institutions of governance.She has also vowed to protect the resources of the county and also fight graft.
In Bomet with Joyce Laboso was also expected to be sworn into office.Laboso takes over from Isaac Ruto who was defending his seat on Chama Cha mashinani party.President Kenyatta was also expected to attend.