Interior PS Dr Raymond Omollo Sunday alongside ICT CS Eliud Owalo held a consultative meeting in Kisumu Nyanza professionals and opinion leaders ahead of the scheduled President William Ruto tour of the Luo Nyanza region.
PS Omollo says the President is set to inspect and launch a number of national government development projects in Kisumu, Siaya, Homabay, and Migori counties.
In Kisumu, PS Omollo says the President will visit the proposed multi-billion Kabonyo Kanyagwal fisheries and aquaculture research center in Nyando.
The project is set to revolutionize the fishing industry in the region and will produce 7 million fingerlings annually for restocking in Lake Victoria and other fish farming initiatives.
PS Omollo says the president will also tour a road construction project in the Muhoroni sub-county, he will also visit the multi-billion Lake Basin Development Authority (LBDA) mall along the Kisumu Kakamega highway.
Still in Kisumu, Omollo says H.E. will tour the Kisumu port where he is likely to commission the MV Uhuru two which was built from scratch by the Kenya Shipyard Limited.
In Homabay County, PS says Ruto will tour the Mfangano ring road which is under construction, and also the Mbita-Sindo-Magunga road being done by KERA.
He will also tour the Victory fish farms in Homabay as part of the government’s efforts to utilize the blue economy sector.
In Migori County he will visit and meet with farmers with a special focus on the sugar sub-sector and articulate the government agenda on the same adding that he will also tour the Rongo University.
In Siaya County, PS Omollo says the President will visit technical and vocational training centers in Gem and Rarieda adding that in Bondo, he will launch the construction of the Bondo-Liunda road in Bondo sub-county.
The PS says the President will also have engagements with local leaders in the four counties adding that the region should be ready to welcome the head of state.