County To Boost Service Delivery Through Internet Connectivity, Improved Infrastructure

Uasin Gishu County Administration has identified key steps to ensure efficient service delivery to the residents like internet connectivity and improved infrastructure.

Speaking in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu Governor Jonathan Chelilim reiterated the county’s commitment to expanding internet connectivity by providing Wi-Fi hotspots in all sub-counties, ward offices, and health centres.

He pointed out that the initiative is one of the county’s efforts to ensure technological advancement and facilitate the efficient provision of public services.

‘Over 600 Wi-Fi hotspots will be established throughout the county, supporting public service provisions and facilitating the mapping of public land parcels,’ he said.

The Governor also emphasized the county’s significant progress in enhancing the road network which has seen 200 kilometres of roads being marrumed, 800 kilometres of roads created, opening of 60 kilometres of new roads, and construction of more than 10 bridges.

He said that there are currently 140 road projects underway, focusing on maintenance, improvement, and drainage, with an estimated investment exceeding Sh 600 million.

Chelilim further emphasised the county’s unwavering commitment to ensuring enhanced healthcare service delivery by ensuring the availability of essential drugs and completing health facilities in key areas such as Kesses, Ziwa, and Turbo, which have been allocated funds in the budget.

The Governor reiterated the county’s dedication to providing accessible and quality healthcare services for all residents.

In regard to water services, Chelilim said the significance of water management as he highlighted strategic partnerships with various investors like Israel and others and the county’s water department to ensure sustainable access to clean water for all households.

These collaborations aim to promote sustainable water management and preserve reliable sources of water for communities within the county.

Source: Kenya News Agency