The UK High Commissioner to Kenya, Nic Hailey, spent a second packed day visiting another voter registration centre, a UKaid supported health clinic and Governor Jack Ranguma of Kisumu County. During the meeting, the pair discussed UK investment and partnership areas for Britain and Kisumu County as well as preparations for the forthcoming elections, which included UK support for peace initiatives.
Following yesterday’s trip to Eldoret, Mr Hailey later visited a voter registration centre in Muliro Gardens, Kakamega County where he Tweeted that it was “Exciting to see Kenyan democracy in action”. He also met with Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials in Kakamega county with the High Commission reiterating via their Twitter account that the “UK recognises the crucial role of the IEBC in managing elections.”
During his packed day, Mr Hailey also visited the UKaid supported Tunza clinic which provides services to low income population in Ikonyero-Kakamega county. The funding comes as part of the Department for International Development’s support for health programmes which increase poor people’s access to quality health services.