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About The Council of Governors

The Council of County Governors (COG) is a non-partisan organization established under Section 19 of the Intergovernmental Relations Act (IGRA 2012). The Council of Governors  comprises of the Governors of the forty-seven Counties. main functions are the promotion of visionary leadership; sharing of best practices and; offer a collective voice on policy issues; promote inter – county consultations; encourage and initiate information sharing on the performance of County Governments with regard to the execution of their functions; collective consultation on matters of interest to County Governments.

What We Do

COG provides a mechanism for consultation amongst County Governments, share information on performance of the counties in execution of their functions, facilitate capacity building for Governors, and consider reports from other intergovernmental forums on national and county interests amongst other functions (Section 20).

Our Mission

Benchmark of excellence in devolution that is non-partisan; providing a supporting pillar for County Government as a platform for consultation, information sharing,capacity building, performance management  and dispute resolution.

Our Vision

To have Prosperous and Democratic Counties delivering services to every Kenyan

PRESS STATEMENT ON 20TH NOVEMBER, 2020

Chairman CoG2019

The Council of Governors yesterday, 19th November, 2020, held the 16th Extra-Ordinary Council meeting to deliberate on matters relating to:
• The management of the escalating COVID-19 infection cases at community level in the Counties;
• The overstretched facilities which risk being in some counties
• The overwhelmed and emotionally fatigued frontline workers including health workers, police among others and;
• The delayed disbursement of funds to County Governments. (No Exchequer for now three months
Following extensive discussions, the Council of Governors resolved the following
1. Undertake Rigorous Public sensitization campaign on COVID-19
To enhance civic responsibility, all County Governments will embark on a rigorous civic education campaign dubbed, "No mask, No service" Bila Barakoa, hakuna huduma" beginning Monday 23rd November 2020. This will be conducted using all safe means available to pass and share the message and including vernacular radio stations and other communication channels at the County Level.

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Published: October 22, 2020
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AUTOMATING STAFF MANAGEMENT AT THE COUNTY

Published: February 22, 2020
The Nandi County Public Service Board is putting in place measures to enhance service delivery among staff. These strategies include the development of Public Service Policy, implementation of Performance Contracting and Appraisal system as well as...

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Published: January 31, 2020
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