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ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT

By Allen Ferguson,2014-05-13 10:09
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ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT

    ACCOUNTABILITY STATEMENT

    JUST 10% OF WHAT THE KIBAKI GOVERNMENT HAS DONE

? Over 7.6 million children are currently enjoying primary

    education countrywide because of President Kibakis policy of

    Free Primary Education.

? More empowerment for Communities; Money goes to the

    grassroots

    o Over Ksh. 60 million transferred to each constituency

    annually

    ? Constituency Development Fund (CDF)

    ? Constituency Bursary Fund

    ? Constituency Roads Fund

    ? Constituency Aids Fund

    ? Local Authorities Transfer Fund (Latf)

? Better and affordable health care:

    o Now Kenyans get free malaria and TB treatment in all

    public health facilities.

    o Children under five years receive free medical attention

    o Government gives 6 million treated mosquito nets free

    to wananchi

    o HIV/Aids patients get free ARVs

    o 1,000 new dispensaries and health clinics built

    o Hospital management streamlined

    o Medicines now available in all public health centres across

    the country

    o ALL health centres countrywide receive Ksh.180, 000 and

    dispensaries Ksh.240, 000 for rehabilitation.

? Water for life

    o Over 500 boreholes drilled across the country

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o Over 600 dams completed

    o Over 230 water schemes completed countrywide

    o Water boards formed to ensure equitable supply of water

    o Piped water to be brought to all villages

    ? Kenyas annual economic growth recovers from 0.3 % in 2002

    to 5.8 % in 2006

    o Tax collection increases drastically towards self reliance;

    Kulipa ushuru, ni kujitegemea!

    o Vision 2030 launched Kenya is on the path to First World

    status

    ? Lighting up Kenya: Electricity now in every constituency & towns

    o Over 160 rural electrification projects in 58 districts

    completed

    o All schools, colleges, village polytechnics, community

    health centres, markets, and administrative centres to be

    supplied with electricity

    o 1208 projects in 191 constituencies, 418 trading centres,

    288 secondary schools,107 health centres,43 water

    projects,39 coffee factories,13 tea buying centre and 13 thpolice stations will be completed by June 30 ,2007 at a

    cost of over Ksh.7 billion.

    o A further 324 rural electrification schemes in 162

    constituencies will be completed by December, 2007 at a

    cost of over Ksh.2 billlion.

    o 63 schools in ASAL areas benefit from solar generated

    power at a cost of Ksh.178 million

    o Ksh.67 million for Mukuru, Mathare, Kayole, Kangemi

    and Kamukunji electrification.

    o No more power rationing as a result of diversification of

    power sources

    o New energy law to make electricity available to all

    ? Agriculture revived hence more money for the farmer

    o Prices of dairy milk grow from Ksh. 7 in 2002, to Ksh. 18

    per litre, today

    o Maize prices rise from Ksh. 600 in 2002 to Ksh.1,350 per

    90kg bag now

    o Coffee prices up from Ksh. 1 in 2002 to Ksh.35 per kg

    now (over 1000 per cent turnaround)

    o Sugar cane farmers paid on time

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    o Cotton farming revived

    o Kenya becomes the third largest tea producer in the world

    o Livestock farming made profitable over 12,000 beef

    cattle and over 10,000 heads of goats exported to the

    Middle East and Rwanda

    o Ksh. 322 million: the money Kenya has earned from

    livestock products exports so far

    o Ksh. 20 million: the amount the Kibaki government has

    used to revive the Garissa investigation laboratory for

    livestock disease control. North Eastern and Coast

    Provinces main beneficiaries

    o Ksh. 5 billion earned from fishing in 2006 alone

    o AFC loans/grants offered to farmers

    o Many many more improvements

    ? Irrigation schemes rehabilitated

    o Ahero and Bunyala Rice schemes

    o Mwea, West Kano and Pekera

    o Bura, Hola and many more ongoing

    ? Hundreds of industries, factories revived and jobs created:

    o Kenya Cooperative Creameries (KCC)

    o Kenya Meat Commission (KMC)

    o Mumias Sugar Company,

    o Kenya Seed Company, and many more now back to

    operation

    ? Motivated and efficient Public service

    o Better pay for teachers and civil Servants

    o No more delayed salaries

    o Public service reforms ongoing

    o Performance contracting increases efficiency

    o Rapid Results Approach (RRA) yields faster implementation

    of projects for wananchi

    o 200% increase in pension benefits; retirement no longer a

    nightmare

    ? Over 100 stalled government projects (white elephants) completed. For example,

    o NYS headquarters on Thika Road,

    o Nyanza Provincial Headquarters

    o Makueni District Headquarters and many others

    ? All Kenyans now benefit from government resources

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o President Kibaki has allocated Ksh. 10.7 billion for the

    affirmative action plan for North Eastern Province as well

    as Moyale, Isiolo and Marsabit districts

    o Special economic plan launched for Coast Province

    o Distribution of resources based on population and

    affirmative action to guarantee development of previously

     neglected regions

    o Equality ensured in distribution of national wealth

    ? Youth recognised and empowered

    o More investments mean more jobs for the youth

    o Kibaki creates Ministry of Youth Affairs

    o Ksh.1 billion youth enterprise fund set up, employment

    opportunities created

    o National Youth Policy passed by parliament

    ? Women empowerment

    o Women guaranteed at least a third of all public

    employment opportunities

    o Gender Commission created

    o Maendeleo Ya Wanawake leaders to participate directly in

    all development committees at the local and national levels

    o Mothers & children recognized as key players in

    development

    o Free treatment to children under 5 years old.

    ? Better roads

    o Over 40,000 Kms of roads maintained o Over 1,006 Kms tarmacked among them Kisii-Chemosit,

    Olenguruone-Kiptagich,Sultan-Hamud-Mtito-Andei,etc

    o 35 major roads projects going on in various parts of the

    country among them Maahi Mahiu-Naivasha-Lanet, Maji ya

    Chumvi-Miritini and Machakos Turn off-Machakos Town.

    o Feeder roads constructed

    ? Safer roads due to sanity in the transport sector

    o Seat belts, speed governors and other public transport

    reforms improve the sector

    o Law and order on our roads restored

    o Matatu operations streamlined

    ? Airports and airstrips upgraded. For example,

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o Kisumu Airport gets Ksh.2.6 billion facelift, NOW fish will

    be able to reach the market faster and Kisumu city will be

    Lake Victorias hub

    o Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) being

    refurbished at Ksh.9billion o Moi International Airport Mombasa upgraded at Ksh.

    200million

    o Garissa, Malindi airports and many others being redone

    countrywide

    ? Land Grabbing - corruption reduced by 30%

    o A comprehensive National Land Policy drafted

    o Ksh.400million set aside to resettle squatters and

    victims of tribal clashes

    o Title deeds issued to Coast Provinces landless

    communities

    o The problem of absentee landlords being tackled

    ? Its a freer Kenya

    o Now all Kenyans enjoy their human rights without fear

    o No more torture. No more political prisoners

    o Nyayo house torture chambers formally closed

    o No more politically instigated expulsions in public

    universities

    o Living conditions for prisoners and prisons staff uplifted

    o You are a free citizen wherever you are

    o Media freedom ensured. Fm radio stations now talk

    openly

    o Freedom of expression has been enhanced and now

    Kenyans can discuss any topics without fear

    ? Official Recognition for Heroes

    o A statue in honor of Independence hero Field Marshal

    Dedan Kimathi constructed on Nairobis Kimathi street

    o Paul Ngei and Bildad Kaggia mausoleums unveiled

    o Funds to establish Koitalel arap Samoei education centre

    allocated.

    o Heroes Corner established

    ? Towards Zero Tolerance to Corruption

    o Public Officers Ethics Act enacted, now all public

    servants declare their wealth annually.

    o Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission set up

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    o Corrupt people prosecuted

    o New Procurement law enacted to check corruption in

    public tendering process

    ? Tourism grows by over 30 per cent o Ksh. 48.9 billion earned from the sector o Jobs created

    o Kenyan hotels operating at 100% capacity

    o Direct flights to the Far East and China by Kenya Airways

    bring more tourists

    o KICC rehabilitated and is now a leading centre for

    conference tourism

    o Maasai Mara declared one of the seven wonders of the

    world Ksh 3 billion Narok road to Maasai Mara Game

    Reserve under construction

    ? Media freedom enhanced

    o 16 television stations licensed

    o 30 FM stations operating

    o 50 regional FM stations licensed

    o Freedom of information Bill before Parliament

    o Media vibrant and free to discuss topics without fear

    ? Telecommunications grow

    o More than 260,000 fixed telephone lines o More than 6 million Kenyans now own mobile phones o Telecommunication has been diversified and now an

    internet lease line is in the pipeline

    o Fibre optic networks infrastructure under construction

    nationwide

    ? Co-operative sector revived

    o 10,800 cooperative societies registered

    o 98 per cent of co-operatives hold democratic elections o 6 million: the number of Kenyans in the co-operative

    movement

    o Ksh. 105 billion ( 31% of the total national savings)

    mobilized by the sector so far

    ? Cities beautified and cleaned up

    o Street lighting installed in Nairobi

    o Roads marked

    o Trees planted

    o Landscaping done

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    o Mombasa clean-up and beautification undertaken

    ? Traders receive support

    o President Kibaki directs the construction of modern

    markets for hawkers in all the major urban centres

    o Ksh.1 billion construction work begins at Nairobis

    Muthurwa

    o Jua kali sector supported

    ? Tremendous investment growth

    o Conducive business environment created

    o Onestop shop for business licensing

    o Ksh 89.4 billion worth of investment licences

    processed by the Kenya Investment Authority

    o Small and micro enterprises (SMEs) fund created

    o Leading multinationals such as Nokia and Coca cola

    open headquarters in Kenya

    ? Security

    o Pay rise for the police

    o Community policing takes root

    o New vehicles and modern communication equipment

    for rapid response

    o Police trained on human rights and customer care

    service

    o Safer streets- no more muggings in Nairobi streets

And many many more improvements as a result of President Mwai

    Kibaki’s good leadership.

    Truly, things have become better and they are going to get even

    better

    Real benefits for all Kenyans…..Manufaa halisi kwa wakenya wote

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