• The Land of Hidden Treasures

    Known by so little and yet it offers a lot, West Pokot County is home to a vibrant culture, immense natural resources with a vast untapped investment opportunities. It is the perfect hotbed of a strong economy


    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta visits West Pokot County to officially the 3rd Beyond Zero Safari. The official launch of the four day Medical Safari, which started on May 7, took place at Makutano Stadium near Kapenguria town

  • Sahiwal Bulls

    Bulls Donation Ceremony


    Governor Prof. John Lonyangapuo has officially launched the newly upgraded and newborn care units at kapengurai County Referral Hospital. The project was done in patnership with the National Government ,Austria Government

Governor’s Message

Nine years ago, Kenyans voted to decentralize government, ushering in a new era of leadership. When we began this journey almost a decade ago, our key agenda was and remains to improve the livelihoods of our people. All our initiatives and programs have been pegged on that goal so as to achieve shared prosperity, enhanced delivery of vital services and improved management of public resources.
‌We have prioritized strengthening our three key pillars; improve and provide quality education to our people, boost the county’s economy and achieve a more inclusive society for all. From annual bursaries to every student from high schools to colleges and tertiary institutions to ECDE infrastructure improvement, we are committed to ensuring that every child gets an equal chance at securing their future. With initiatives such as free distribution of cash crop seeds to improved livestock breeds and WEPESA Sacco, our economy is booming. These initiatives have and read more..

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County Departments

Finance and Economic Planning        

To be a centre of excellence in financial and economic planning , service delivery transformation and devolution for a high quality of life to all county citizens
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Roads, Public Works & Transport

A first class county in maintenance and constructions of roads, bridges, buildings and safe transport systems .

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Health & Sanitation

To provide quality health care.

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Education & Technical Training

To provide, promote, coordinate pre-primary education and vocational training while embracing technology to mold individuals into competent and responsible citizen.

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Lands, Housing & Physical Planning

To facilitate efficient land administration and management, access to adequate and affordable housing, social and physical infrastructure for national development.

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Toursim, Sports, Culture & Social Development

To make West Pokot County a top class tourism destination and maximize the potential of youth through participatory engagement.
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Trade, Industry & Cooperative Development

To facilitate access to markets through development and promotion of commerce, creation of an enabling environment for a vibrant, globally competitive, sustainable and innovative commercial and industrial enterprises.

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Water & Natural Resources

To promote good governance in the protection, conservation and development of water, environment and natural resources for equitable and sustainable development in the county.

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Pastoral Economy, Agriculture  & Livestock

To improve the livelihoods of West Pokot farmers by promoting competitive farming as a business through appropriate policy environment, effective support services and sustainable natural resources management.
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Public Service, ICT and Devolved Units

To transform the county public service to be professional, efficient and effective for the realization of county development goals.

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Quick Statistics on Projects

18 Drought Resillience Projects ‌Completed

700km of road graded/ marramed/ gravelled
2,676km of county roads maintained/ rehabilitated.
62km of roads tarmacked.
7 footbridges constructed.

Establishment of 50 new community health units and 500 new community health volunteers trained on basic module for integrated community health services

150 labour based ECDE classes have been constructed
78 pit latrines have also been constructed

I. Drill 79 boreholes across the county, especially in North Pokot.
II. Upgrade 30 boreholes to solar powered ones.
III. Rehabilitated 180 boreholes.
IV. Constructed five water pans.
V. Constructed 34 sand/ sub-surface dams.
VI. Rehabilitated 9 water supply systems.
VII. Protected 15 water springs.


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The County Government

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The County Public Service Board

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