Today the county Governor, Mr. Simon Kachapin flagged off 6000 bags of maize to be distributed to all the wards in the county. In conjunction with the West Pokot County Disaster Management unit, the maize will be distributed to all the areas across the county that has been adversely affected by hunger.


Also present to support the county’s mission of eradicating hunger were Kapenguria MP Mr. Samuel Moroto, Pokot South MP Mr. David Pkosing and other administrative leaders.  
This mission is aimed at combating the experienced drought that had lasted for close to five months in the area thereby causing hunger among the residents.