By Hopkin Reporter
Kitui Governor Dr. Julius Malombe (EGH) today hosted Members of the National Assembly Public Petitions Committee led by Chairperson and Kitui East MP Hon Nimrod Mbai when they paid him a courtesy call where discussions anchored on the petition seeking to have Matinga dam rehabilitated in Kitui West Sub-county.
The petition was presented to the Public Petitions Committee of the National Assembly by Kitui West MP Hon. Edith Nyenze seeking to have the dam rehabilitated at sh. 1.3 billion to enhance the communities’ resilience for climate change adaptation with the aim of promoting rehabilitation, conservation and management of ecosystems in the area.
Others present at the meeting were Hon Edith Nyenze, Hon Marwa Maisori, Hon Suzanne Kiamba and officers from the National Water Harvesting and Storage Authority among others.The meeting agreed the need to collectively source resources from the national government and other stakeholders (donors/ NGOs) to finance the works and ensure the project succeeds.