Vihiga Governor lauds County Assembly for passing budget for residence construction

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Vihiga Governor Dr. Wilber Ottichilo laying the foundation for the Governor's residence
Vihiga Governor Dr. Wilber Ottichilo laying the foundation for the Governor's residence

Vihiga Governor Dr. Wilber Ottichilo has thanked the Vihiga County Assembly for paving the way for the release of funds to cater to the construction of the Governor’s residence. Ottichilo noted that the assembly passed the required legislation, which was vital to the project. He was speaking at the groundbreaking ceremony for the construction of the Governor’s residence in Sabatia sub county.

He also lauded the churches in Vihiga for the role they played in praying for stability and progress, especially in the acquisition of the piece of land, “We had problems when buying this land and we had different issues but through your prayers, we are here,” he said. He acknowledged the work elders in the county have done to bring leaders together.

He furtehr urged Vihiga reisents to work togher. The Governor was accompanied by Vihiga Deputy Governor Dr. Patrick Saisi and Assembly Speaker Hasna Mudeizi. The residence will house all elected Governors of Vihiga County and will also host official functions and visists, “Irt will now be the centre of governance for the people of Vihiga,” said the Governor, “Whenever the President vsiists Vihiga County, he will dine here.”