All set for devolution conference

Preparations for the fourth devolution conference, to be held in Naivasha beginning Tuesday, are in top gear.

The venue of the meeting at the Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute was a beehive of activities Monday with event organisers working round the clock to beat the deadline.

One of the event organisers, Mr Charles Kanyi said they are expecting more than 5,000 guests at the event, including exhibitors

“We are doing the final sprucing up of the venue in readiness for the devolution conference,” he said.

He said most of the work had already been done and they were doing final checks to ensure everything is in order.

Host Governor Kinuthia Mbugua was upbeat about the event saying it will market the county.

“We are all set to host the event that underscores the economic importance of Naivasha, which has become a fast growing commercial hub,” said the County boss.

He urged Kenyans to turn up in large numbers in the event to be attended by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

Most hotels in Naivasha and its environs were fully booked ahead of the event.

The conference will bring together 47 governors, senators, MPs, MCAs, local and international investors.

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