Equal Opportunities And Peace - Siaya County
The NCIC, on 26th February 2016 held peace and empowerment forums in Siaya County targeting the elderly, women and youth. Themed ‘Equal Opportunities for Peace’, the activity targeted to empower residents on the need for peace and cohesion, as well as sensitise them on the available opportunities for economic development, both at national and county levels. Attending the forum, among other guests were NCIC Commissioners Belinda Ochiel and Hon. Morris Dzoro. Speaking at the event, Commissioner Dzoro urged the residents to embrace unity and acceptance as recipe for a peaceful and prosperous society. “You must embrace peace to prosper. You must take a lead role in promoting peace despite the existing economic challenges, because this is your country,” he said. Commissioner Belinda noted the need for cohesion in the county, and urged all government departments to improve on efficiency of service delivery and provide adequate economic development opportunities to the residents.