Bomet sets aside Sh 55 million relief fund

Bomet has set aside Ksh 55 million emergency relief kitty for material and foodstuff support for 10,000 vulnerable households whose socioeconomic well-being has been affected by Covid-19 in the county, on Thursday. Dr. Barchok, also called upon wellwishers and development partners to join his administration efforts in mobilizing resources, both material and financial, towards assisting…

Bomet distributes 60,000 reusable facemasks

Governor Dr Hillary Barchok said this Friday when he presented 10,000 reusable face masks, an assortment of sanitizers and Covid-19 educational materials to all the bodaboda representatives from the five sub-counties in the county at the county headquarters. Dr Barchok acknowledged the contribution of the small and medium enterprise sector, bodaboda included, to the growth…

County Secretary, CECs sworn in

Governor Dr Hillary Barchok, Tuesday, witnessed the swearing-in ceremony of the new County Secretary, County Executive Committee members, Chief officers, Public Service Board CEO and Members of the Municipal Board upon vetting and approval by the assembly. Jayne Sigilai and Dr Joyce Tonui are now the new Chief Officers for Gender, Culture & Social Services…

Flood victims receive food supplies

Floods affected families in Cheptebes village in Sigor ward, Thursday, received food stuff from the county government. Governor Barchok assured the 31 affected families in the area that they will receive food stuff and iron sheets to rebuild their houses through our disaster management unit in the county. Governor Dr Hillary Barchok , Tuesday, visited…

Bomet to produce 7000 facemasks daily

Bomet to produce 7000 facemasks daily Bomet County, on Friday, received 5,000 meters of certified materials from Rivatex to be used for mass production of facemasks in local technical institutes in the fight against Covid-19 in the county. Last week Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) gave the county government a go ahead to produce masks…

Countywide disinfection exercise against Covid-19 launched

Governor Dr Hillary Barchok, on April 5th, 2020, launched a countywide disinfection and fumigation exercises of public spaces in a bid to curb the spread of Covid-19 pandemic.The exercise targets public spaces which include markets, public service vehicles stages, bodaboda sheds among other utilities. It also targets major trading centres which include Bomet, Kaplong, Sotik,…