Bungoma county first lady Caroline Wangamati on Thursday met wives to all MCAs across the county at Kabula pastoral Centre in a meeting aimed at playing roles in realization of good leadership and service delivery.
Speaking during the meeting, Caroline urged the 45 women to make sure their husbands reach out to the people and deliver on their campaign manifestos.
“We have a duty as wives to elected leaders to make sure that they reach out to the people and deliver on their campaign promises for a better Bungoma. We should follow up their records and see whether they are delivering services to the people or not,” she said.
Mrs. Wangamati also reminded the women that they had a big role in realization of better healthcare, women and youth empowerment, community health and sanitation and a 100% transition from primary schools to secondary schools.
In the recent past, the county first lady has been on the forefront in ensuring that Bungoma residents get quality services from health facilities.
She is currently running several programmes at her office in Bungoma, which include blood donation, adoption of a child and lending of a voice.
The blood donation program is aimed at ensuring that the hospitals in Bungoma County does not at any given time lack blood when transfusion is mostly needed.
According to the first lady’s office administrator Felistus Butali, they managed to get blood donors who helped them collect 180 pints of blood by January, which they distributed hospitals within the county.
She added that they also put in efforts in ensuring that needy but bright children who don’t have parents, get someone to adopt them and aid their education through adopt a child program.