H.E. HON. CECILY MUTITU MBARIRE SWORN INTO OFFICE

While making her first remarks after being sworn into office, Her Excellency Hon. Cecily Mutitu Mbarire committed to uphold good governance in the county calling on the people of Embu to join hands and tackle the issues affecting their lives head on as the county administration prioritizes the call to revive the economy and rekindle the hopes and aspirations of the residents.” I commit to serve you wholeheartedly with dedication and professionalism so as to improve the quality of life in Embu County.’ She said. She has promised accelerated service delivery, enhanced fight against corruption, as well as ensure the provision of water, health, and agriculture services.

Her Excellency said that she was committed to serve Embu County residents wholeheartedly with dedication and professionalism so as to improve the quality of life in Embu County. “My Key Focus is to embark on developing a Peaceful, Secure, Competitive, Newly Industrialized, and Prosperous County. Together, we will steer this County to become the destination of choice for investment, especially in the critical areas that will redefine the 21st Century, namely Health, Food Security and Water.” She added.

In Agriculture, Her Excellency Hon. Cecily Mutitu Mbarire promises to revitalize the agriculture sector in the county as it will be the major contributor to the economic growth of Embu County. Her Excellency said that her government will ensure that agriculture is well enhanced through value addition, provision of market for farm produce and provision of extension services to the farmers. She said that the County has numerous farm produce that have a high potential of fetching money for the farmers via aggressive market lobbying both locally and internationally. These products include avocadoes, macadamia, muguka, bananas, mangoes, coffee, tea, honey and ndengu among others. She said that the County Government will approach all entities; private and public; locally and abroad to get deals that will ensure better prices for the farmers. “My government, in partnership with the National Government will provide affordable and accessible farm inputs, highly professional extension services and the necessary legal frameworks to ensure guaranteed minimum returns for our farmers. This will ensure that we generate revenue for the County and advance the Pesa Mfukoni concept by creating wealth for our farmers.” She said.  She added that County Government will set up value addition centers in our wards and sub counties that will also be used as standardization centers where all the farm produce will be improved and packaged to attain the set industry and market standards.