“Be aware of conmen claiming to have networks with the county government and asking money for connecting individuals to job opportunities, tenders, or contracts. We are not part of them”
"Public service access is not for sale or barter,"Uasin Gishu Governor Jonathan Bii
In a resolute stand against fraudulent activities within Uasin Gishu County, Governor Jonathan Bii, has sounded the alarm on the rising tide of fake job offers and tender scams preying on unsuspecting residents.
Delivering a clear and direct message, Governor Bii cautioned, “Be aware of conmen claiming to have networks with the county government and asking money for connecting individuals to job opportunities, tenders, or contracts. We are not part of them”
Governor Bii’s emphatic address serves as a rallying cry against a deceptive network exploiting citizens’ aspirations for employment and business opportunities. Beyond a mere warning, the statement reaffirms the county’s commitment to transparency and ethical conduct.
“Public service access is not for sale or barter,” emphasized the Governor, underscoring the core principle of providing fair and equal opportunities for all. This resolute stance directly challenges the false promises propagated by fraudsters, aiming to dismantle their deceptive schemes.
The statement not only bolsters public trust in the county administration but also emphasizes the importance of ethical practices within Uasin Gishu County.
Governor Bii’s decisive action against fake job and tender scams signifies a crucial step towards fostering a fairer and more transparent Uasin Gishu County. Through heightened awareness, collaborative efforts, and a commitment to ethical conduct, the county aims to create an environment where genuine opportunities thrive, and exploitation finds no foothold.
Eldoret Media Hub, a working space for journalists based in Uasin Gishu County set up by the Uasin Gishu Journalists Association (UGJA) through a Media Council of Kenya (MCK) grant.
The facility was officially opened in August 2021 by the MCK Chief Executive Officer David Omwoyo.