Kenya's Most Authoritative Political Newspaper

Citizen Weekly

Sunday, 29 March 2015

Governor sounds warning to lax officers

Narok county governor Samuel ole Tunai has warned lax officers working with the county that they will not be spared the axe once brought to his attention.
They emphasised that each of the county government workers will carry their own cross  based on their performance rating score cards.
The governor said that he was tired of carrying the blame of mistakes done by his officers as he swore to crack the whip on any reported lax staff.
The governor in particular warned his executive officers that their performance will be evaluated every three months and will not hesitate to show nonperformers the exit door in order to pave way for other in the the job.
“They will not afford to retain nonperformers in their jobs and each must prove his or her worth in job assigned to do lest the era of godfatherism is long gone and each must carry his or her own cross,’’ warned Tunai as he witnessed the executive officers sign performance contracts at the Narok town county offices.
He said that each of the executive officers has been allocated enough funds to enable the perform their duties with ease and their no room for excuse for those who failed to performer as per their performance contracts.
Tunai said that his first two years in the office has seen health sector in the county improved by hiring 230 new health workers, opening up more than 20  new health facilities which are currently fully operational and the recent purchase of 11 ambulances.
He further outlined that his county government has set aside enough funds to improve roads network across the county in particular those that lead to highly agricultural zones.
The governor said 14 new milk cooling plants have been purchased to help farmers deliver their products with minimum loss. He pleaded with members of Maasai community to take education of their children seriously enroll schoolgoing children in a large number so that could compete effectively with others in the current competitive job market.