Governor of Nandi County Cleophas Lagat accompanied by Nandi Hills Member of County Assembly Samwel Sawe, Minister of Finance, Education, Roads… and other distinguished guests, today came for Grand Rural Road Opening that branches out of main Nandi Hills-Kisumu highway.
The officially opened rough (weather) road passes Kimolonik, Kaplelmet and Keteng to Matema and rotates back to main road in Chebarus. These rural roads network was the implementation of Nandi County Development Plan.
Constructed to completion by Nandi County Government, the road has significantly easened rural businesses and transportation systems. Reduced time and distance has improved the productivity of the area. Other developmental programs are imminent like provision of piped water, as the Governer asserted. “This is just the beginning of our development. We’ve rolled up our sleeves and already commenced working. ”
Residents of Kimolonik and Kaplelmet locations have expressed their happiness and thanked the county government for the rolled out programs in Nandi Hills. Wilson Arap Meli, a teacher within the locality recognizes this progress and said,
“I attest to some good work going on. Rural roads are not building themselves. The county is slowly but surely gathering the needed impetus that will catapult it to a greater pace. Kimolonik, Keteng, Kaplelmet roads to join Nandi Hills Kericho highway, significantly cutting on time and distance. “
Exactly a week after Kisumu Peace meeting in Ranguma for Kericho-Nyakach border, where he formed a joint peace committee with members drawn from the two regions to spearhead the peace efforts and address
thorny issues leading to the border conflicts, Dr Lagat urged local residents in Nandi Hills to live in harmony, togetherness and peace in order to allow smooth roll-out of county developments plans.
The road opening ceremony ended late in the evening at around 7.10 PM.