“Taita Taveta County will benefit the most from EAC integration”,Mruttu

Just a day after the Kikao kikuu forum, the EAC officials had a Kenyan edition of EAC integration sensitization session.


is mainly about bringing the east African countries together in order to realize certain benefits such as common currency, Ease of travel across countries, Free trade barriers among others.  This was mainly a sensitization forum for the locals in Voi and TAITA TAVETA at large to understand how the EAC operates and what the body envisions

In the governor’s address he recalled the long forgotten railway line from Mombasa that transcended the Taita Taveta County beyond the borders of Tanzania. The railway line used to be an important link for both countries, businesswise as well as through fostering cohesion. In his speech he also revealed that he had been in talks with the president of Kenya –H. E. Uhuru Kenyatta regarding the possibilities of its revival.


He emphasized that since TAITA TAVETA has the largest border zone with TANZANIA comparatively more than any other county along Kenya’s southern border, the county thus stood a chance to benefit more from the EAC integration.
H.E. the governor assured on behalf of the county a full corporation in ensuring this dream comes true.
Later on he promised more informative sensitization forums for the people of TAITA TAVETA COUNTY.

The guests were later treated to a four course meal courtesy of the Voi wildlife lodge.



This content is credited to the Editorial Board of voi2day. A team that aims to tell stories and run conversations that matter, in the process ,inspiring readers to think differently, at least about this beautiful Town

Leave a Comment
Published by

Recent Posts

1 Positive Case Of Covid-19 Recorded in Taita Taveta, 277 nationally

Kenya on Thursday recorded 277 new cases of Covid-19 from 4,599 samples, bringing the total…

5 days ago

Bernard Muiruri signs with Premier League’s FC Sofapaka

Sofapaka Football Club can confirm the signing of Benard Muiruri Gichuki. Benard was among three…

7 days ago

Subiri Jay Releases “Soma”, A Conscious Hit Single.

Once again, the Ningoje Bakri artist Subiri Jay has released a new song called Soma.…

2 weeks ago

Msichana Soma Campaign Launched by Nyota Ndogo And Subiri Jay.

Following the rising cases of teen pregnancies in Taita Taveta county, veteran songbird Nyota Ndogo…

2 weeks ago

TTULife. Post-Covid Series. Chapt. 1 Settling in.

Reopening of school is one of the most hectic events I have had to experience…

2 weeks ago

Nasra says “Yes” to Chidi .

Homegrown comedian talent Rashid Abdalla aka Director Rashid, proposed to his longtime girlfriend and comedian…

2 weeks ago

This website uses cookies.