The Nandi County Assembly Education Committee chairman Emmanuel Mengeech Rono, who is the MCA for Ol’lessos ward has resigned from is docket. In a letter written to the office of the clerk, County Assembly of Nandi by the MCA, he requested the office to accept the letter as his formal resignation from the position. “Kindly accept this letter as my formal resignation as the chairperson for the committee on education and vocational training. I wish to appreciate and thank the committee members together with the committee clerks for the support they accorded me during the time I served,” read part of the letter.
The administrator himself said the move to quit the position was personal but according to futher information, the MCA resigned due to graft allegations facing the education department where millions of funds meant for construction material for Early Childhood Development Education centers was lost. It is also alleged that his resignation is due to lack of enough budgetary allocation to the department and the stalling of many projects including ECDE centers.