Archive for May, 2017

Mabingwa wa kombe la gavana 2017

Timu ya wadi ya Mkomani ndio mabingwa wa mchuwano wa Kombe la gavana kaunti ya Lamu mwaka huu baada ya kuinyuka wadi ya Bahari ambao walikuwa mabingwa watetezi wa kombe hilo,mabao matatu kwa mawili.

Mnamo dakika za mwanzo timu ya Bahari ilianza kuona lango na kufunga bao kupitia kwa Viterles kabla ya kukombolewa na Ahmed Athman wa timu ya wadi ya Mkomani.

katika kipindi cha pili Mahmud Athman alifungia timu ya Mkomani wadi bao la pili kabla ya kusawazishwa na Irungu wa timu ya Bahari.

Naye Issa Islam wa timu ya wadi ya Mkomani aliifungia timu yake bao la ushindi.

Ni mwaka wa tatu sasa tangu Kombe la gavana kaunti ya Lamu kuanzishwa na mstahiki gavana Issa Timamy.

Mwaka huu timu 160 ziliweza kushiriki dimba hili kutoka wadi 10 zaka kaunti ya Lamu.

mshindi alijiondokea na shilingi laki moja pesa taslim,mpira na jezi.

“Mungu akipenda mwakani fainali za Kombe hili la gavana zitachezwa huko Faza, Lamu Mashariki” Gavana Issa Timamy aliahidi.

Kauli mbiu ya Kombe la gavana Issa Timamy kaunti ya Lamu ni kuwaleta vijana pamoja na kuwahamasisha kutojiingiza katika utumizi wa dawa za kulevya.

Idara ya afya kaunti ya Lamu yapiga hatua kubwa

Sekta ya afya ni moja wapo ya sekta ambazo zimegatuliwa kutoka serekali ya kitaifa hadi zile za kaunti.

Kwa sababu hii serekali za kaunti zimetekwa jukumu la kusimamia sekta ya afya katika kila kaunti humu nchini.

Serekali ya kaunti ya Lamu ikiongozwa na msatahiki gavana Issa Timamy imekuwa mstari wa mbele kuhakikisha mwananchi haswa yule aliyoko mashinani amepata huduma ya matibabu popote alipo.

Kufikia sasa serekali ya kaunti ya Lamu imejenga na kuzifungua zahanati  nane katika maeneo mbali mbali ya kaunti ya Lamu huku nyingine mbili zikielekea kukamilika.

Zahanati hizi haswa zimejengwa katika maeneo ambayo wakaazi wake walikuwa wakitembea mwendo mrefu kutafuta matibabu na ni sehemu ambazo zilitengwa kwa mda mrefu.

Zahanati za hivi karibuni zilizofunguliwa rasmi na mstahiki gavana Issa Timamy ni ile ya uziwa na tewe tarafa ya Mpeketoni.

Nyingine ni Moa,Kastakakairu,Sinabiu, Maisha Masha na Ishakani huku zile za Bargoni na Kiangwi zikielekea kukamilika.

Zahanati hizi na zile yengine zilizotangulia kufunguliwa zina uwezo wa kujifungua akina mama kwani zimetegewa chumba maalum kwa shughuli hiyo kando na kutoa huduma nyingine.

Makala Ya Mashine Za Boti Kwa Wavuvi Wa Lamu

Asilimia 80% ya wakaazi wa Lamu , hutumia uvuvi kama kitega  uchumi na raslimali  ya maisha yao.  Hivo basi kila kijiji cha kaunti ya Lamu mashariki, kimebobea kwa aina yake ya uvuvi, kama vile kiji cha kizingitini na kiwayuu  ni maarufu kwa uvuvi  wa kamba mawe na samaki wakubwa, kijiji cha Faza mbwajumwali na mtangawanda umaarufu wao ni wakuvua kaa na aina nyengine ya samaki.  Upande wa Lamu magharibi, eneo la matondoni linafahamika kama kambi ya uvuvi wa kamba wadogo.

serikali ya kaunti ya Lamu imepiga hatua katika kuboresha rasli mali hyo kupitia njia mbalimbali, ila katika makala ya leo nataka tuzungumzie mashine za boti zilizoweza kutolewa na kaunti ya Lamu kupitia idara ya uvuvi na mifugo kwa njia ya mkopo.

Takriban mashine 83 ziligawanyiwa wavuvi kupitia vyama vya BMU, vilivoko katika maeneo 19 ya  kaunti ya Lamu. Maeneo kama Shanga Rubu, Kiwayuu, Bandari salama, Siyu, Shanga Ishakani, Ndau, Myabogi, Mkokoni, Ishakani, Mbwajumwali, Kipungani, Pate, Matondoni, Kiunga, Shela, Faza, Amu na Kizingitini ndio walioweza kufaidika kwa mashine hizo.

 

Eneo la kizingitini ndilo lilopata mgao mkubwa wa mashine 16 kutokana na idadi kubwa ya wavuvi katika kijiji hicho huku maeneo ya amu na Faza ndio yaliofwata katika mgao kwa kupata  mashine 12 na maeneo yaliyobaki wakatunukiwa mashine 11.

Takriban asilimia  87% ya wavuvi waliopata mashine hizo wameweza kulezea faida kubwa wanayoipata kupitia mashine walizopewa katika shughuli zao za uvuvi, utafiti unaeleza kuwa wavuvi hao wamekuwa wakiweza kufikia maeneo yalio mbali kuvua samaki huku kiwango cha kupatikana kwa samaki kikiwa kimeongezeka kwazaidi ya kilo 20, vile vile wavuvi hao wameweza kupunguza mda wa usafiri kwa dakika sitini ikilinganishwa na zamani walipokuwa wakitumia matanga kwa usafiri wao.

Kulingana na idara husika, mradi huo utakuwa ukiendelea kila uchao kwa faida ya wavuvi wa Lamu.

The Extraction of Gas in Lamu to Start Soon

Zarara Oil and Gas Limited Company officials and Lamu governor Issa Timamy visited Faza Island on Wednesday 10th May and meet with the locals to sensitized on the progress of the planned exploration of gas.

The company is expected to drill around 1 or 2 wells in Lamu East constituency to extract gas.

Company community liaison officer Alawy Abzain said the company conducted surveys between 2012 and 2013 of block L4 in Pate island of Lamu East constituency which he said confirmed that the area had gas deposits.

The first phase of extraction will start before the end of June while the second phase is set before December.

Mr. Zain said all families that will be affected during the drilling process will be compensated.

“Discussions are already ongoing for those whose land will be used for the same. We want to ensure they are compensated,” said Mr. Zain

Mr. Zain expressed a lot of appreciation to the Lamu governor Issa Timamy and Lamu county commissioner Joseph Kanyiri for their support.

Lamu Governor Issa Timamy lauded the move for Zarara Company to commence oil and gas extraction in Lamu and assured the investors maximum cooperation.

The company has agreed to rehabilitate the road from Mtangawanda to where the oil will be extracted.

Bahati Njema

Mstahiki Gavana Issa Timamy akiandamana na naibu wake Eric Mugo, wazir wa elimu, biashara utamaduni na michezo Bw. Khamis Kaviha pamoja na afisa mkuu wa elimu Bi. Hafswa Diffini wakifungua rasmi Shule ya Chekechea katika kijiji cha Bahati njema eneo bunge la Lamu magharibi.

Shule hiyo ni ya kipekee kati ya shule zote za ECD zilizojengwa chini ya utawala wa mstahiki gavana Issa Timamy kwa kuwa ni shule iliyokamilika.

Kwa mda mrefu jamii ya Wasanye wamekuwa hawana shule yenye majengo ya kudumu ambao walikuwa wakisomea katika shule iliyojengwa kwa udogo na kuezekwa kwa makuti.

Sasa wakaazi wa sehemu hiyo wametoa wito kwa serekali kuhakikisha kuwa ardhi iliyopo shule hiyo isajiliwe rasmi na serekali.

Aidha gavana Timamy amewahakikishia wakaazi wa sehemu hiyo kuwa hawatafurushwa na mtu yoyote.

Ardhi hiyo inadaiwa kuwa imenyakuliwa na watu binafsi na tayari washatoa hati miliki.

Ni wakati huo huo gavana timamy alitawazwa kama mzee wa kisanye.

Tchundwa Residents Benefit From County Government

Tchundwa residents for the first time since independence own their land permanently, despite of the locals being there.

On 9th May 10, 2017, County Government through the Ministry of Land and Water, more than 600 title deeds were handed over to Tchundwa residents by H.E Governor accompanied by Faza ward MCA Abass Famau,C.E.C for Education Khamisi Kaviha, C.O for Lands Florence Ndung’u and other County Government officials.

Land being a sensitive issue all over the county, Governor Issa Abdalla Timamy said,

Land surveying will be done for the Lamu citizens to ensure they all have title deeds for their land.

A farmer receives seeds and fertilizers from the Governor

County Government, during this rainy season, has also distributed seeds and fertilizers to the farmers from Tchundwa. Agriculture and livestock department is struggling to ensure farmers get seeds and fertilizers so that they can carry on with their farming activities. County Government has also offered 2 tractors and a boat to the farmers. During his speech, Governor promised that he will also provide fishermen with nets and boat machines.

Rehabilitation Of Kizingitini Polytechnic

Lamu County Government is rehabilitating Kizingitini youth polytechnic which was neglected by previous regime.

The polytechnic was offering courses of computer packaging, carpentry and tailoring.

The institution has been registered by the ministry of Education and the county government of Lamu is taking over to be Kizingitini Vocational Training Center.

According to the governor Issa Timamy the center was the first polytechnic build in Lamu but it was neglected for a long time.

“I call upon the Kizingitini people and Lamu East as a whole to take this opportunity and bring their youth and I assure you that, we will bring qualified staff” said the governor.

The county government of Lamu will partner with with KPA to introduce marine courses.

Other course that will be offered will be: – masonry and electrical.

The center is expected to be reopened soon after it completion in two month time.

The rehabilitation work cost the Lamu county government 10 million Kenya shillings and the studying equipment have already been ordered.

Launching of Bursary

 Lamu County has made progress in Education sector since devolution.Previously, it was hard for youths to acquire education and study further due to reasons like poverty, which most youths were forced to b idle and end up engaging in drugs.

Through Education department, Lamu County Government has managed to offer bursary to the high school and collage/university students so that they get to acquire education as a great foundation of life and be able to accomplish their dreams.

During the launching of bursary at Mkunguni town square by H.E Governor accompanied by C.E.C Education Kaviha Khamisi, C.O education Hafswa Difin together with other County officials, bursary cheques were given to five wards; Mkunumbi, Bahari, Shela,Mkomani and Hongwe, for Form ones and collage/ university students. 658 collage/university students and 640 form ones making a total of 1298 beneficiaries.

In his speech, H.E Governor, praised the Education department for the fairness and justice in the allocation of bursary.