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DP Gachagua Recognizes NG-CDF’s 20-Year Legacy of Empowerment



Gachagua Recognizes NG-CDF's 20-Year Legacy of Empowerment

During the commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of the National Government Constituency Development Fund (NG-CDF) in Nairobi, Deputy Rigathi Gachagua, alongside President William Samoei Ruto, emphasized the enduring impact of NG-CDF, portraying it as the driving force behind equity and development over the past two decades.

“The revolutionary National Government Constituency Development Fund has remained the nucleus driving equity and development for two decades,” Deputy Rigathi Gachagua declared.

Gachagua underscored the importance of sustaining the NG-CDF, stressing the need to continue supporting its mission of fostering development and addressing the needs of local communities.

“The Anniversary was full of stories of lives touched since inception, hence the need to sustain the kitty,” Deputy Rigathi Gachagua remarked.

The commemorative event was replete with poignant stories illustrating the tangible impact NG-CDF has had on communities since its inception. From infrastructure projects to educational initiatives and healthcare improvements, the fund has positively affected countless lives across various constituencies in Kenya.

National Treasury and Economic Planning Cabinet Secretary Prof. Njuguna Ndung’u highlighted the significant impact NG-CDF has made in the two decades since its establishment. He assured that the National Treasury would disburse any outstanding funds to the constituencies before the end of the 2023/2024 Financial Year.

“NG-CDF has provided Kenyans an opportunity to flourish, and its track record resonates well with the Bottom-Up Economic Transformation Agenda,” Prof. Ndung’u remarked.

National Assembly Speaker Moses Wetang’ula echoed the sentiments, stating that the impact of NG-CDF has been felt nationwide. He urged the NG-CDF Board to remain committed to fund management to ensure its continued growth.

“We will collaborate with legislators to broaden the scope of NG-CDF to achieve more development,” Mr. Wetang’ula affirmed.

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