Murang'a Governor Irungu Kang'ata announced new members of his Budget and Economic Forum
26/11/2023 20:38 in Politics News

Murang'a Governor Irungu Kang'ata this week announced the new members of the Fiscal and Economic Forum through a gazette notice.


These 11 people will advise the governor on budget and economic development for the region. Among them are the famous people of the area and famous academics, businessmen, and professionals, including the president of Royal Media Services, Dr. S.K. Macharia, who will represent the brief of the business.


Others are the founding chairman of Equity Group, Dr. Peter Munga; renowned businessman Jimnah Mbaru; and CEO and Managing Director of Metropolitan Hospital Limited, Dr. Kayenje Gakombe. Apart from the former Kenyan Ambassador to China, Mary Muthoni Gichuhi, the former Chief Administrative Secretary for Petroleum and Mines, Dr. Eng. John Mosonik, and Prof. Olive Mugenda,


The council's announcement comes as the local government, in collaboration with the national government, is set to establish an Export Export Zone (EPZ) on land the region acquired from the Delmonte Ltd. fruit processing company.

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