On 13th April 2018, the Bungoma County Governor, H.E. Wycliffe Wafula Wangamati accompanied by Mr. Wycliffe Simiyu Koyabe, Secretary Investments, Resource mobilization & Partnerships, Bungoma County paid a courtesy call to KEPSA CEO, Ms. Carole Kariuki, who was joined in the meeting by KEPSA Chair, Mr. Nicholas Nesbitt and KEPSA Advisor, Ms. Ann Mutahi.
On devolution which is a key underlying theme for NBA III, KEPSA has the following engagement platforms for an enabling business environment and investments. These include; Council of Governors (COG) round table, the COG committees in partnership with KEPSA sector boards, Economic blocks, County Executive Committees (CEC) forum and MCA forum, investments forums that KEPSA co-hosts with our counter parts around the world.
Also to note, the Bungoma Governor is the only Governor from private sector in the COG and the following are the specific areas that were agreed today based on KEPSA’s devolution work above.
The areas include;
- Convene the trade committee with KEPSA’s Trade Sector Board forum since he is the chair
- Invite the county on our upcoming investment forums
- Mobilize investors for the Bungoma industrial park