Marriott in a statement Said her meeting with the Azimio La Umoja leaders focused on the importance of effective opposition in Kenya and UK development programmes in country.
“We discussed the situation in the country, potential areas of collaboration, and agreed to consult on a regular basis to discuss matters of national and mutual interest”, Raila Odinga said.
DP Gachagua held a fruitful engagement with Marriott on ccordial relations Kenya and UK have enjoyed over years and to further strengthen our relations and ties.
“We laid more emphasis on cooperation to strengthen security and address development challenges in the Kenya’s North Eastern Region and its borderlands”, Gachagua noted.
The engagement between the two leaders further centered on the role of devolution in delivery of services.
“We singled out devolution as a catalyst to improving delivery of basic services and reduction of poverty levels not only in Northern Kenya but also the entire nation”, Gachagua added.
Gachagua added that the Government will work hand in hand with UK, development partners and Private sector on the escalating insecurity cases in North Eastern region.
We will continue engaging with the UK High Commission in Kenya, our Development Partners, the Private Sector and all our friends on initiatives that accord priority to unlock the potential of the North Eastern region, promoting peace and security, supporting education and opportunities for the youth, rally an inclusive socio-economic Development, infrastructure and Development and other crosscutting priority areas like climate change and emergencies, women empowerment among others.
The Kenya Kwanza Administration under the leadership of H.E. President William Samoei Ruto remains committed to making Devolution work while improving Coordination and Partinership for delivery of our Plan.