Trans-Nzoia county finance minister Mr. Ken simiyu alongside 3 other county officials were today being issued with life membership certificates in a Trans-Nzoia branch Redcross Annual General Meeting held at Redcross offices here in Kitale town. In the meeting that started at 9 am and ended at 1Pm, Simiyu urged youths to join the Kenya Redcross adding that they can use their free time by offering voluntary services to the community than engaging in irrelevant practices. He also thanked Governor Patrick Khaemba who is also the Redcross patron in this region for fully supporting the organization.
Trans-Nzoia county branch manager Mrs. Velma Nyapera requested the county government to help Kenya Redcross Society with logistical issues during emergencies due to lack of automobiles in the branch. Minister Ken simiyu responded to this by promising to address the issue with the county transport manager in order to set aside a vehicle for the same