Uasin Gishu government issues a stern warning!


County Government environment officers unclogging a drainage section along Bandaptai/Photo James Gitaka

By Faith Chebichi


Uasin Gishu County Executive Member (CECM) for Water and Environment Sanitation, Abraham Serem has  issued  a stern warning against  individuals  and institutions found polluting water  sources and   dumping  waste in undesignated  places.


Serem has  said the County Government under the leadership of governor Jonathan  Bii is putting in efforts to ensure every part of Eldoret town is clean.


“Eldoret can only be beautiful and serene  if all of us take efforts and work together,” he said.


Speaking at the Bandaptai area of the town during an unclogging exercise,  he called upon residents from different walks of life to keep their workplaces clean.


Uasin Gishu County Executive Member (CECM) for Water ,Environment and  Sanitation, Abraham Serem


“We gathered here today to ensure this section of the town is cleaner, by unclogging the drainage”,  said Serem. The CEC further asserted that the area around Bandaptai had a high rate of human activities going on, especially in the garages, hence it requires frequent cleaning.


Serem noted that the County Government has made laws and policies  that will be enforced to  ensure  conservation and protection of the environment.


“Those who pollute the environment will be penalized in line  with our  by laws and any other laws of  the land ”, said Serem


He said they are concerned with the well-being of citizens and their aim is to ensure residents stay in a clean and comfortable environment.


“We will ensure service provision for all people is enhanced, by keeping the town safe and clean. It is not only the county government’s responsibility to take care of the environment but also individual’s,” said Serem.


Serem called on the media to highlight the County government’s  achievements.


“I ask the media to always highlight our successes and whenever you see points of improvement,  let it be realized and we will dedicate ourselves to work for the people of Uasin Gishu at a time Eldoret town awaits to be elevated  into a  city  ,” he said.



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