Makueni Governor Kivutha Kibwana has signed a major development deal with the UN-Habitat that will see the implementation of several development projects in the county.
Kibwana penned the deal with the UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunar Sharif at the Makueni county offices on Friday.
The governor said the deal focuses on sustainable urban development, youth empowerment, solid waste management, green energy, and housing.
The deal is also geared towards improving the county's planning practices, strengthening revenue enhancement to capacity and local economic development.
Kibwana said the deal with the UN body will help achieve better lives for residents, create jobs and open more partnership opportunities.
“Just signed a MoU with @UNHABITAT to collaborate on sustainable urban development, youth empowerment, solid waste management, green energy, and housing," Kibwana posted on his Twitter account.
The signing was witnessed by Makueni Deputy Governor Adelina Mwau and other top county officials.
Kibwana has been hailed for spearheading people-centered development projects.
He is serving his final term in office and has promised to deliver all the development pledges he made to the Makueni people before 2022.