Bomet County joins the rest of the world to mark World Diabetes Day.

Bomet County joined the rest of the world in marking the World Diabetes Day, which is celebrated annually on November 14, an event led by the World Health Organization and the International Diabetes Federation. The theme of this year’s ‘WDD’ is “Know Your Risk, Know Your Response.” This is aimed at raising awareness about prevention,…

Governor Barchok, CS Bore spearhead the national tea planting day in Chepalungu Forest

Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok joined Labour CS Hon Florence Bore in leading a massive tree planting exercise at Chepalungu Forest as a patriotic contribution towards national efforts to increase our forest cover as the country aims at mitigating the devastating effects of climate change. The governor and the CS were joined by among…

Newly Appointed Chief Officers take oath of Office

Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok presided over the swearing-in ceremony of five new chief officers following their vetting and subsequent approval by the county assembly. The five COs are Mr. Felix Langat Kipkorir; Medical and Health Services, Mr. Issa Kasim Yarrow; Land Housing and Urban Planning, Ms. Stella Rotich Chepkorir Chepkoech; Information and Communication…

Extension Of Standard Gauge Railway To Bomet

A team of engineers from the Kenya Railways Cooperation and the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) contractor paid a courtesy call to the county government of Bomet this afternoon. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the beginning of the journey to extend the standard gauge railway from Narok to Bomet in a few months.…

Kabisianga Irrigation Scheme

The Department of Agriculture, Livestock, and Fisheries, in conjunction with the Kenya Red Cross Society, paid a visit to the Nogirwet Irrigation project in Chebunyo Ward, Chepalungu Sub County. The purpose of the visit was to inspect the weldability to the project which is under the Bomet irrigation development plan (BDIP). The officers vowed to…

Call For Bursary Allocation

The County Government of Bomet through the department of Education and Vocational Training, is calling on all needy students in secondary schools and the 33 VTCs across the county to apply for the annual secondary school partial scholarship and the newly started VTC bursary program. The program is aimed at improving access to education by…

Ndanai-Abaosi Ward Development Tour

Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok took his ward development tour to Ndanai Abaosi Ward in Sotik Sub-County, on Thursday. The tour kicked off at Gorgor Centre, where the county boss promised the residents to construct a water tank on the upper side to supply water to their homes. He also took note of their…

Courtesy visit to Longisa Medical Training College

Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok paid a courtesy visit to Longisa Medical Training College in Longisa Ward, Bomet East Constituency, earlier today. Governor Barchok visited the institution to officially welcome 100 newly admitted nursing students following the reinstatement of the course in the institution. Speaking during the function, Prof. Barchok stated that his administration…

Dr. Joyce Laboso Mother-and-Child Wellness Centre

Bomet County Governor Prof. Hillary Barchok visited the upcoming Dr. Joyce Laboso mother-and-child wellness centre, which is situated next to youth farmers in Bomet East Constituency Longisa Ward. During the visit, the governor stated that his administration is working around the clock to ensure that the facility is completed within the set timeline. In addition,…

Senate Health  Committee Visit Longisa County Referral Hospital

The Senate committee on health chaired by Uasin Gishu  senator Jackson Mandago, paid a courtesy visit to Longisa County Referral Hospital to assess the provision of medical services in the facility. The committee was taken through the various units of the facility by the CECM for health Dr. Joseph Sitonik, the medical superintendent Dr. Andrew…