Deputy President William Ruto has vowed to continue with his development tours as one away of achieving the four big agenda of Jubilee government.
Addressing Nyamira residents on Monday The Deputy President called off critics about his development tours which he said are meant to develop the country and he does not need any permission to tour the country.
“I don’t need any permission from anybody to tour the country, those criticizing let them sit and watch as we are moving with our development agendas,”DP said.
At the same time he said that Jubilee government is working with all leaders across the country to ensure that the big for agenda is achieved.
During his tour he commissioned the Ksh 450 million Keroka Water and Sanitation Project that will produce 3,000 cubic meters of water daily in Keroka town and it’s environs.
According to the Deputy president, the commissioning of the water project which was funded by the African Development bank through the ministry water and the Lake Victoria south water services will boost livelihood and health of communities in the lake basin through increased access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation .It will also enhance Agricultural production and mitigate pollution which will benefit fishermen and protect ecosystem.
The DP also toured the Keroka sub-county hospital and commissioned a radiology department. He also promised funds for the completion of a stalled four-storey building in the health facility.
“We will utilize Ksh100m to complete the construction of Keroka sub-county hospital, which had stalled for over 20 years. The facility will be adequately equipped, staffed by competent personnel and boast of a revamped health infrastructure. We expect the provision of positive health impacts to residents of Nyamira, Kisii counties and other regions as we strive to achieve universal healthcare,” Said Ruto.
Ruto also announced that construction of the billion Bunyunyu Dam would begin in the next three months. The dam is expected to increase water capacity in the region to 7 million cubic metres and serve more than 420,000 people in Nyamira and Kisii.
The DP announced the allocation of Ksh500 million for the rural electrification programme, saying the number of those connected to the power grid had increased from 15,000 in 2013 to 41,000.