Nyamira Governor Nyagarama starts second term in office

Friday August 18 2017

Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama signs documents

Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama signs documents after he was sworn in on August 18, 2017. PHOTO | MAGATO OBEBO | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Nyamira Governor John Nyagarama was sworn in Friday signalling the start of his second term in office.

He extended an olive branch to his political opponents in just concluded elections, asking them to join him to develop the region.

He said elections are over and all stakeholders need to work together.

"Am committed to improve various sectors of the economy including health, agriculture, roads and water supply," he said soon after being sworn in by Justice Philip Tuiyot assisted by Principal Magistrate Eunice Nyutu.

He pledge to construct cottage industries for value addition of bananas, avocados and pineapples.

"We will ensure that such cottage industries will be built in every sub-county," he said.

Mr Nyagarama's deputy Amos Nyaribo was also sworn in at the ceremony.

He said a sports academy is under construction at Kiendege in Kitutu Masaba and it will help nurture talent among youth in the county.

The governor said his government will boost tourism activities in the county by tapping into foreign tourists visiting the Western circuit.