- More than 40 governors started working immediately after they were sworn into office on August 25 as the bonafide leaders of each county
- Some of them made impromptu visits to healthcare facilities to ascertain the root cause of challenges in providing exemplary services to residents
- Others started a crackdown to eliminate ghost workers who ballooned monthly county expenditure, yet they offered no service
Elected governors started working immediately after they took an oath of office after being elected into office in the August 9 General Election.
Forty-five governors who took oath of office on August 25 pledged to combat graft, revolutionize the agriculture sector, improve efficiency in service delivery, prioritise health care, and tackle insecurity in their counties.
Among those sworn in were eight former governors who recaptured their seats, including Laikipia governor Joshua Irungu, Garissa governor Nathifa Jama and Kitui governor Julius Malombe.
Eight governors, Nandi governor Stephen Sang, Nyamira governor Amos Nyaribo and Kisumu governor Anyang’ Nyong’o retained their seats to serve the second term in office.
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