TI-Kenya’s ALAC-Western in partnership with the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission(EACC) trained Busia county Executive officials on Local Integrity System(LIS) establishment on 21st and 22nd June 2018 in Kisumu. The training aimed at strengthening accountability mechanisms at the County level.
During the training, action plans during the previous LIS engagements were reviewed, an update on the status of the 2016 LIS report recommendations provided by the County Secretary and participants trained on ethical matters.
The activity also provided an avenue for participants to identify gaps in service delivery and accountability issues at the county government as well as coming up with new action plans on how to address these gaps. Partnership with the County Government and the EACC as an oversight body was also strengthened.
Participants were from the County Executive comprising the Governor, Deputy Governor, County Executive members, Chief Officers, the County secretary and representatives from the Public Service Board. The EACC, TI-Kenya management and staff and a representative from the TI-Kenya Board of Directors was in attendance.