Uasin Gishu, Dec 09, 2013,
[Zero Tolerance to Corruption Campaign officially launched.]
Governor Jackson Mandago has revealed that the county goverment has put in place unprecedented measures to wipe out corruption.
Speaking during the Commemoration of The UN International Anti-Corruption Day at Nandi Park ,Mandago reiterated his personal commitment to eradication of graft.
He reassured Uasin Gishu residents that he will not waver in his focus on the implementation of the county government’s stated policy of zero tolerance to corruption.
“As your Governor, I would like to emphasize that I shall not waver nor shall I relent in my stated commitment to eradicate corruption,” Mandago said.
As the county government wages war against corrupt officers within its ranks,Mandago called on wananchi to play a more active role in this county endeavour.
Noting that corruption networks are complex and involve discreet actions by the perpetrators, Mandago said the fight against the vice should be all-inclusive and not surrendered to the county leadership.
“Corruption is a problem that we must all combat together as a county. Let us therefore focus our efforts beyond county officials and bring on board all our people right up to the grassroots level,” the Governor said.
Following the launch of the campaign against corruption, Mandago exuded confidence that the policy of zero tolerance totcorruption would succeed.
He pointed out that the launch of the campaign comes at a time when a report released by Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission ranked the county as the most corrupt.