Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru Thursday evening drummed up support for the Building Bridges Initiative report after she was honoured as chief parton by the Daughters of The Mountain.
In her acceptance speech, Waiguru said that she was committed to doing her part to support the network, mentor and handhold the young women to enable them to contribute positively towards the social, economic and political advancement of our region.
“It’s my belief, that as women leaders when we shutter the glass ceiling, we must make room for those who come after us and create a chain reaction that empowers subsequent generations of girls & women,” she said.
The Governor also urged the group to preach unity in the Mount Kenya region at the same time emphasizing her support to Building Bridges Initiative.
Waiguru in addition said that the region is set to benefit from an expanded executive as the country gears up to the referendum.
The County Chief said it was President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Constitutional duty to maintain peace in the country and requested for support of his vision to form a united Nation.
Waiguru in the same breathe added that her dream on gender equality in the country would be tackled by the BBI report as she thanked the locals for overwhelmingly appending their signatures to back it.
Waiguru in finality reiterated that the document was also of benefit to cash crop farmers in the region, adding that minimum guaranteed prices have been captured in the report.