By Brighton Makori.
Kisii Kenya 09 July 2021…..Kisii county senatorial Candidate Okengo Nyambane has said that there is need to be a robust plan to revive the economy in gusii region which can be done through bottom up economy approach.
Speaking to Gusii star after attending leaders meeting held in Nairobi on Thursday , the incoming Senator said that a bottom up economic approach will be vital in transforming the lives of the people as it was agreed by the leaders present .
Okengo added that he is committed to taking part actively in the fight against poverty in the county.
“As part of the put money in the pockets of our people ,I illustrate that there has been a a great shift in focus for many young people in terms of wealth creation ” stated Okengo
Okengo also noted that since the technology has changed the way the world operates and new inventions such as Blockchain technology are changing the way young people are contributing to economic growtth . There must be measures in place which will help the youths to venture to many activities which will boost them .
” I insist that there is need to build and infrastructure for ICT which will enable us to be part of the digital transformations in our counties” Stated Okengo
About reaching people in the grassroots he said that he is happy of the deliberations of the leaders of the need to have the committee that will have one on one interactions in the village to understand the needs of the region.
” The approach of having the committee which will interact one on one with the residents is the surest way to understand what is affecting Kwamboka to come up with the right strategies to address the issues”the incoming senator stated
Leaders present were Kisii county Deputy Governor Joash Maangi, MPs Shadarack Mose (Kitutu masaba),Osoro (South Mugirango)Vincent Kemosi(west Mugirango )among others.