His Excellency Cornel Rasanga Amoth has swapped two Executive Committee Members for Health and Education in a reshuffle that aims at enhancing service delivery within the said dockets in the long term.

In the changes, Hon. Dorothy Owino, having been the Education Executive, now moves to the Health and Sanitation docket where she has recently served as the Chief Officer, swapping roles with Dr. Mary Omondi Olute who now goes to the Education docket, where she was initially appointed as the executive in the advent of the Governor’s second term. Dr. Samuel Omondi remains the acting Health and Sanitation Chief Officer, after Hon. Dorothy was appointed to the county executive from the Health Chief Office. Mr. Kennedy Orwenjo will act as the Health and Sanitation Director.

Dr. Olute, who hails from West Ugenya Ward, Ugenya Sub County, has a rich experience as an educationist which is likely to revitalise the department. With a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership and Policy Education from Moi University in 2011, another Masters in Sociology (2003 – 2004) from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelor of Education Arts (Honours) and a Diploma in Counselling Skills from Amani Counselling Centre, the education sector can only expect the very best. She has previously served as the Secretary General of Kenya National Commission for United Nations Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Kenya Office.

Her first task in the office will be to sort out the KShs.75 million bursary stalemate, that has been pending, to ensure hundreds of beneficiaries in high schools and universities get sustained in schools. Some KShs. 37.5 million of the total pending bursaries was released mid-August 2018. The rest is expected in time.

Madam Dorothy Owino with a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and a Masters of Arts in Population Studies both at the prestigious University of Nairobi has vowed to work closely with various sectors of health to remedy ailing health issues in the County. Her previous stint running over three years in the health docket as a chief officer will be handy in her new assignment.

Other county executives including Hon. Charles Ogada (Agriculture), Hon. Odak Mboha (Roads), Hon. Adrian Ouma (Water), Dismas Wakla (Lands), Hon. George Rubiik (Governance and Administration), Hon. Joseph Warega (Finance) and Hon. Jaoko Oburu (Trade) has been retained in their dockets in these minor changes.