31 youth from Lamu East Sub County who underwent security guard training have passed out yesterday in a colorful ceremony at Siyu camp in Patte Island.
The youth for the last two weeks underwent a world-class training from the international security farm known as Salama Fikira.Salama Fikira security Company contracted to provide security for Zarara Gas and Oil Company which is expected to drill gas at Patte Island.The youth now will be employed by the Salama Fikira Company to provide security for zarara gas and Oil Company which has discovered the gas at Goda area between Siu and Faza in Patte Island.
According to the security consultant of the firm, 90% of its staff will be from the community living on the Island and Lamu County as a whole.The program is part of an initiative which the Zarara Company pledged to undertake in Lamu East Sub County as a way of giving back to the society.
Representing Lamu county government, Lamu East sub County administrator Shee Kupi on behalf of the county government, thanked the company and assured them with the corporation and asked the youth to work hard and maintain discipline while on their line of duty.
Mashua race winner was Faizuun from Faza in lamu east. The second position went to Atfa from kizingitini and subira from bwanjumwali respectively.
A section of young local swahili boys pose for a picture after completion of the swimming competition which runs between jetty near KPA offices and the jetty near mangrove restaurant.
Anna’s Abdallah once again emerged the winner for the 17th cultural festivals. He emerged position one last year this year consecutively.
Sports and culture minister from national government is received at the VIP Lounge at Manda Airstrip Lamu by H.E Deputy governor Lamu Abdulhakim Aboud and CEC Lands Fahima Arafat. He is in the county to celebrate the annual Lamu cultural festival which was officially opened on 17th November 2017 by H.E Governor Fahim Yassin Twaha.
A group of indian dancers performed their traditional dance at mkunguni square during the ongoing celebration from 22:00hrs on 17th November 2017.
H.E Governor fahim twaha watches the indian dance performance. With him was the deputy governor Abdulhakim Aboud.
H.E Governor Fahim Yassin Twaha with indian high commission Suchitra Durai attended a gala dinner at lamu fort on 17th November at 22:00hrs.
Jahazi race winner was firdaus from patte in lamu east.
H.E Deputy Governor Abdulhakim Aboud with Hon Fahima Arafat CEC Lands receives Indian High Commissioner to kenya Suchitra Durai in celebration of Lamu cultural festival.
Lamu County Governor H. E Fahim Yassin Twaha flagging off the Donkey race during the Lamu Cultural Festival on 17th November 2017. Looking on is Deputy governor Abdulhakim Aboud and Governors personal assistant Mr. Wainana.