Kwale County Executive Committee (CEC) member for Public Service and Administration Sylvia Chidodo represented Governor Salim Mvurya in receiving sanitizer consignment donated by the Industrial and Commercial Development Corporation (ICDC) and Feast Food Processors to the county government.
In a briefing at the county headquarters in Kwale town on Thursday Ms. Chidodo thanked ICDC and Feast Food Processors for supporting the county government in efforts to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
The CEC member stated that the county government of Kwale has established an elaborate partnership structure, and urged more stakeholders to support the devolved unit’s efforts in various development endeavors.
She said the county has now attained the recommended 300 beds capacity in Covid-19 treatment facilities by the Ministry of Health.
ICDC Marketing Manager Mbatha Mbithi thanked the county leadership for availing a good working relationship that has provided room for the creation of industries in Kwale.
Ms. Mbatha said this has resulted in job creation in small and micro enterprises especially in the manufacturing sector.
At the same time the General Manager of Feast Food Processors Ltd., a fruit processing plant in Diani, Msambweni sub county Peter Yegon thanked the county government for providing a conducive investment environment, and asked for support in empowering Kwale farmers through cooperative societies.
The CEC member was accompanied by Chief Officers Hassan Ngalaa (Trade and Enterprise Development), Kwale Municipality Manager Mwanawali Sheti and Kwale Municipality Board Member Seif Rocky Bendera among others.
Also present were the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) Kwale Chapter members Salim Mwayogwe (Chairman), David Wanyoike (Vice Chair) and Mwarimo Kafaa.
By Hussein Abdullahi