Several Families from Kisumu East and Kisumu central has on Wednesday benefited from foodstuff donated by the national government to the county government of Kisumu.
The flagged-off foodstuff which are yet to be distributed to all seven sub-counties include 2,000 bags of rice and 2,000 bags of beans.
Speaking during the foodstuff distribution at Kasagam police post, Nominated Senator Rose Nyamunga thanked the National government for its continued support. She said the county is currently facing drought and lack of food.
“As you know currently there is drought and many families are lacking food. We therefore talked to the national government and they were kind enough to give us a lot of food,” Nyamunga said.
She said that the first group to benefit from the aid include those from Kisumu East sub county, Kajulu East and West, Ragumo, Kolwa central and Kolwa East, Nyalenda ,Manyatta.
“I have seen a big turnout and am very happy that all families are going to receive the donations,” she added.
Rose Nyamunga who officially confirmed that she is going to vie for Kisumu county Senatorial post in the coming general elections, calls on the county residents who have not registered as voters to come out in large numbers and get registered from 17th January.
“Yes I am going to vie for the senate post, and am very confident that we are going to deliver. For now as it was announced, the IEBC is listing people again for voter registration. So anybody who has not registered as a voter please come out in large numbers. We will also assist as much as we can,” she requested.
Nyamunga also request the people of great county of Kisumu to give her support.
” I’m in Nairobi but generally have been thinking about our people, be it youths, women, elderly and even those living with disabilities. Maybe I may be taking some nice meal, what about my people? So I have that extra empathy with our people,” she said.
She said her track records are there to support her candidature.
“So far have done a good job, in the Senate, and outside too. Representation, legislation and oversight. Our role is to ensure that enough money goes to the county and it properly utilized,” she explained.
She concluded by saying that she will be working close with the chiefs to ensure uncollected Identity cards gets to the owner before IEBC listing commence.
A section of the beneficiaries did not hesitate to thank the Senate aspirant for the good task.
“All I have to say is thank you. Let me thank mama Rose for giving us food,” Josphine said.
Judith Anyango on the other hand added that they were not expecting any aid but Rose remembered then, assuring her, her vote.
Many others too expressed their joy following the event.
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