‘Acheni uji wa watoto! Governor Lonyangapuo warns those salivating on children’s porridge(video)

Photo;Governor Lonyangapuo issuing sacks of fortified porridge/Courtesy

West Pokot Governor John Krop Lonyangapuo has come out to ensure that the school children from his county don’t starve due to few individuals.

Lonyangapuo who hails among the few funny governors with his ‘Kijana Fupi amenona round’ jibe, has today warned those salivating on Children’s porridge.

Lonyangapuo has warned against the encroaching dry season in West Pokot which is more likely to affect the livelihood of students.

He also warned the county officials against irregular issuing of the packets in different schools.

Lonyangapuo spoke while distributing 25 tonnes of fortified porridge for all the 1,106 Early Childhood centres across the county which will benefit 77, 972 pupils.

The governor insisted on the nutritional value of porridge to the ECD children.

“The porridge has various nutritional components aimed at fighting malnutrition among school going children,”Lonyangapuo stated.

He added,”The first years of a child’s life set stage for all future growth.Furthermore, good nutrition plays a crucial role during formative years when there’s rapid brain development.”

Photo;Sack of Fortified Porridge dispatched by Governor John Lonyangapuo/courtesy

Lonyangapuo has also bragged how the ECDE Feeding program has led to increased enrolment into ECDE centers in his county.

“Enrolment increased by 13.2% since inauguration of the program with 74 new ECDE centres opened. North Pokot and Pokot central lead in enrolment and this is partly due to peace along our borders,”Claimed Lonyangapuo.

The Governor also outcried on how the procurement is distracting the proper running of the county government of West Pokot by slowing down each and every process.



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