Wangamati want Chief Officers to be diligent at work

Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamti - Photo/Anne Chebet/County Guardian News


By Anne Chebet

Bungoma Governor Wycliffe Wangamati has promised to put his chief officers on toes to ensure they deliver.

Wangamati said he is keen at ensuring that the promises he made to the electorate during electioneering period comes to fruition, saying he any officer found sleeping on job will be relived off his duties.

The first term governor made the remarks during the swearing in ceremony of other four chief officers to different ministries.

Wangamati asked the chief officers to be of high integrity and be accountable to every penny spent under their dockets. “We don’t want anybody seeking government services to suffer under your watch,”

Isaac Aruput and Moses Sicheyi who are from minority Teso and Sabaot communities were appointed chief officers Incharge of Livestock and Fisheries Environment respectively.

Patrick Wandili will be in charge of Health and Rose Nafula Situma will be the chief officer for Education.

Eleven other chief officers are yet to be appointed to make them 19.

Bungoma County Assembly Speaker Wamusayi Simiyu asked the chief officers to focus on service delivery.