Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu has on Monday received livestock trucks which have said will help support farmers and traders from the county in Ukambani region.
The outspoken Kitui boss taking to her social media pages has said that the dream started way back in 2018 and but had few challenges on the way to being fulfilled.
She further states that her administration has shifted the development paradigm to support value addition towards wealth creation.”The livestock trucks being collected today are a realization of a long-held dream and commitment of my government to support livestock farmers and traders to realize the full potential of their animals. This dream to support our farmers and traders which started in 2018 has had its fair share of challenges but we are happy it is finally seeing the light.” Ngilu has said through her official Facebook Page.
This move by the ukambani Governor has elicited mixed reactions among Kenyans on social media with some applauding her and the other section criticizing her.
Here are a sample of the reactions;
Peter Mwendwa, “Transportation of cows only and cows of your officers and later carry sand. It’s not for mwananchi, let’s not be lied.”
Ochieng Ochiel, “kwani you launch these lorries every week? Does your people have water?”
Pilip Nyox, “why don’t you develop an abattoir, it will create more jobs. ..anyway Tharaka was forgotten long time ago.”
Rokini Rokini, “I’m sure one such lorry costed you over sh 10million.”