Photo: EALA Members addressing the residents of Marsabit County at St.Stephen Hall,Marsabit Town.
Lawmakers from the East African Legislative Assembly(EALA)  On 10th of January held a public sensitization workshop on East African Legislative Assembly mandates, importance, the assembly’s projects and its various institutes.
East African legislature and a native of the county Mrs Sarah Bonaya led the members to meet the people from all walks of life who attended the workshop.
“Residents of Marsabit County need to embrace devolution since it has change lives in northern Kenya” Says Sarah Bonaya.
The members explained about the importance of the residents to understand about the assembly’s polices and mandates and its obligations to people.
Sarah asked residents to embrace devolution and called on them to live in peace in order to realize any meaningful development in the county.
He said that the common crossing point commonly known as one-stop border is a project initiated by the assembly which the county residents should utilize effectively.
“One Stop Border Point is Moyale is key in development of this county despite the fact Ethiopia is not a member of East Africa Community” Says Nancy Abisai.
Marsabit County Commissioner Magu Mutindika said that although there are many challenges in the country’s borders with Ethiopia business merchants need to continue to work on strategies to build the economy of the county.
The MPs termed devolution as cornerstone of the current development of the County which residents deserve consider leaving the business and obsolete traditions such as cattle rustling and tribal animosities.
Deputy County Governor Omar Abdi also attended the session and officially invited the MPs to the county.