Archive for December, 2017

Usafishaji wa ufuo wa bahari 12/12/2017

Waziri wa uvuvi,mifugo na maendeleo ya ushirika kaunti ya Lamu Abdu Godana ameongoza shughuli ya kusafisha ufuo wa bahari ya kaunti hii alasiri ya leo. Godana akiwa na mafisa wengine kutoka idara hiyo pamoja na naibu wa kamishna wa kaunti ya Lamu Philip Oloo na baadhi ya wakaazi wa Lamu wengi wao wakiwa wavuvi waliojitolea waliweza kuokota taka nyingi katika ufuo huo wa bahari zikiwemo plastiki na mifuko. Akiongea na wanahabari Godana ametoa wito kwa wakaazi wa Lamu kutotupa taka kiholela baharini. Shughuli hii imefanyika mbele ya mashindano ya uvuvi hapo kesho.

Jamuhuri Day Celebration 12/12/2017

Mokowe residents can now put a smile to their face after H.E Governor assured them of bringing clean water to the area, H.E Fahim Yassin Twaha  said that Water will be pumped from matondoni all the way to mokowe town hindi ward.

while addressing the residents during Jamuhuri day at Mokowe primary school, the Governor said that his government  will set aside ksh. 60 million  for bursary, beef up security, create more jobs opportunities to the youths, and hire more specialist in county and sub-county hospitals.

He also urged the community to join hand with the government in taking the county ahead.

Integrated transport infrastructure Master Plan for Lamu Port City

CEC Lands Fahima Araft representing H.E Governor Fahim Twaha together with consultants during preparation of the integrated transport infrastructure Master Plan for Lamu Port City on 5th November 2017 at Mwanaarafa hall.

 Arafat asked investors to help Lamu inorder to develop in terms of infrastructure. One of the consultants who drafted the plan urged Lamu leaders to be very careful with infrastructure and to keep Lamu the way it is.

In that workshop, the participant raised the concern of poor infrastructure, insecurity as well as economic activities of the Lamu people which will be affected by the project.

This integrated Transport Master Plan will:-

  • Formulate a technically, economically feasible and socially/environmentally sustainable master plan that will ensure that the project components in Lamu are efficiently connected while allowing for adequate expansion in future.
  • Develop a long-term transportation vision and overall transport network philosophy to support Lamu County’s future allocation of population and employment growth.
  • Provide a baseline for land –use planning, infrastructural development and infrastructure improvement.
  • Provide practical planning tools to assist the county government in identifying, prioritizing and implementing needed improvement to its transportation network in an efficient and effective manner.



Lapsset Corridor Development Authority Lamu County Visit

Lappset Corridor Development Authority chairman Ambassador Francis Muthaura reaffirmed partnership with County Government of Lamu ahead of completion of the major LAPSSET project. Speaking to the officials of Lamu County Government after paying a courtesy call to the office of the Lamu Governor at Mokowe headquarters, Ambassador Muthaura said they require good cooperation with county government in order to realize good results.

“Our responsibility is to ensure that the project impacts on the community positively and through working with county leadership it will be realized Muthaura said.Lamu port will be the biggest in the East of Africa which will come up with the highway and railway to link South Sudan and Ethiopia through Isiolo County.

According to the Lappset CEO Silvester Kasuku, the first berth terminal will be completed in mid-2018 and all the remaining three terminals will be ready by 2020. He asked Lamu people who do business in Mombasa to start relocating to Lamu and explorer the big opportunity that is opening up.

Meanwhile the Deputy Governor Abdulhakim Aboud asked LAPSSET authority to partner with them in securing land that is planned for development.