Photo: Muhammad Muhamed ALI Marsabit County Governor Elect during the inauguration ceremony in Marsabit(Courtesy of Wario Adis films)
The new boss for Marsabit County, Governor Mohamed Mohamud Ali has pledged to implement his strategic plans.
Speaking during his swearing in ceremony at Moi girls on Monday, Mohamud promised to initiate the construction on Kenya Medical Training College (KMTC) in Marsabit which he says will improve the health sector in the region.
‘’There is no single college in entire Marsabit, and I believe by bringing KMTC, Our children will be able to help in the health departments’, he said.
He has also urged elected leaders to collaborate in an effort to restore peace and coexistence in the largest county.
‘’Let’s put politics aside and work as a team to unite our own people who are divided in terms of tribes’’, he said.
His sentiments were echoed by his deputy Solomon Gubo Riwe who has assured residents of joint working relationships with all leaders from different tribes in the county
The inauguration ceremony was led by Justice Francis Gikonyo from Meru and Marsabit Magistrate Boaz Ombewa.
However, the outgoing governor Amb Ukur Yattani who was expected to hand over the county seal to governor elect as a change of guard in Marsabit County skipped the event though was represented by the outgoing deputy governor Omar Abdi.
The inauguration ceremony was attended by among others Borana King Kura Jarso,Marsabit senator Abubakar Hargura and North Horr MP Chachu Ganya.
Mohamud garnered 56,142 votes on a Jubilee ticket to beat his rival Ukur Yattani of FAP who got 47,943 votes in the just concluded general election to be declared the 2ndgovernor of the largest county in Kenya.