Multi-million shilling water project dogged by land compensation delays

A billion shilling Ugunja – Sega –Ukwala water project in Siaya County has stalled following delays by the implementing agency to compensate land owners. And  the locals, led by Ugunja Member of Parliament, Opiyo Wandayi are appealing to the Cabinet Secretary for Water  to move with speed and prevail upon the management of the Rift […]

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Government urged to ignore calls for more consultation over leasing of sugar factories

The  Ugunja MP, Opiyo Wandayi has asked the government to ignore calls for more consultations over the leasing of sugar factories and instead hasten the process of leasing the mills to private investors. Wandayi, who is also Chairman of Public Accounts Committee in Parliament, said those behind calls for suspension of the leasing programme were […]

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Youth urged to go Jua Kali way to solve unemployment

The  Ugunja Member of Parliament, Opiyo  Wandayi  has challenged the youth to embrace Jua-kali in order to solve the employment crisis worsened by the Corona virus outbreak. Wandayi said that the government was committed to promote the sector and was working with technical and vocational training colleges to help Jua-kali artisans acquire certificates to boost […]

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Residents, legislators reject a billion-shilling major road 

The  residents of Ugunja and Ugenya constituencies in Siaya on Saturday rejected a major road cutting through the two Sub-counties put up at a cost of over one billion shillings, citing poor  workmanship. Led by their Legislators, Opiyo Wandayi (Ugunja) and David Ochieng ( Ugenya), the residents lamented that work on the Sh.1.2 billion Ugunja […]

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