Governor Alex Tolgos officially opened massive health infrastructure in Kamwosor Sub- county Hospital in Keiyo South Sub- County funded by the county government.
Tolgos opened a Modern Theatre, Maternity wing, Male Ward and a Morgue projects fully undertaken by his administration.
The Governor’s visit came at a time Two male babies were born at the facility and their joyful mothers consequently named all of them “Alex”, the Governor’s First name.
The governor presented gifts to the mothers and wished them well when he was taken through the maternity.
Addressing the local community after opening the projects, Tolgos said he was impressed by the administration of the facility and the timely completion of projects initiated by his administration.
Local representatives who spoke praised the governor for his superb performance and the attention he had dedicated to the health sector throughout his governorship.
Responding to community claims of occasional drug shortages, Health CEC Anita Kimwatan said county governments’ requirements to source drugs and pharmaceuticals from the Kenya Medical Supplies Agency (KEMSA), was the reason for shortages.
The CEC said the county government was in the process of engaging alternative agencies with a view to ensuring that the county’s health facilities do not experience shortages as a result of KEMSA delays.
The governor however said he was determined to ensuring that all the development programs he initiated would be brought to completion before his exit from Office.
“For the remaining period under my leadership, I will ensure that all my projects and programs are completed and therefore I won’t entertain anyone who will be cought up compromising this,” said the Governor.
Present during the function included Metkei MCA Philip Kipruto, County Education and Technical Training CEC Edwin Kisang, Health Chief Officer Mary Kipchumba, Medical Service acting Director Dr Patrick Kosgey, Public health Director William Kendagor amongst other county government officials.