Council of Governors Postpones 7th Devolution Conference Again

Council of Governors meeting on Monday, April 19, 2021 [Photo/CoG]

The Council of Governors (CoG) has yet again postponed its 7th Devolution Conference following the council’s extraordinary meeting today.

In a communiqué shared on Twitter after the meeting chaired by Embu Governor and CoG boss Martin Wambora, the council said the final conference that had been scheduled for 3rd-6th May at Makueni Boys’ High School will now be held from 23rd-26th August.

The overall annual conference theme is Multi-level governance for climate action and the guiding theme: Sub-National mobilization in unlocking the full potential of climate action in the Post Covid-19 ERA.

Read: Governors’ Devolution Conference In Makueni Postponed Indefinitely Over COVID-19 Pandemic

The existing ban on all political and social gatherings aimed at curbing the spread of Covid-19 must have been one of the reasons why the council resolved to postpone the conference.

The conference was postponed indefinitely last year following the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country.

It was scheduled to take place in Makueni County from April 20, 2020, and was expected to reach its climax on April 23.

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During today’s meeting, the council also discussed the Covid-19 situation in counties and the disbursement of the equitable share to the 47 devolved units.

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Written by Wycliffe Nyamasege


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