Our Mandate

The County Government of Wajir as per Article 174 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 is mandated to a carry out exclusive, concurrent and residual functions. Our operations are not however mutually exclusive from those of the national government as we work in close cooperation and consultation with one other. Currently the national government is playing a facilitating role while the County Government of Wajir is adopting the implementation function in the following key areas:

  • Agriculture
  • Health
  • Pollution Control
  • Cultural activities, public entertainment & Amenities
  • Transport
  • Animal control and welfare
  • Trade development and regulation
  • Early Childhood Education, village polytechnics, homecraft & childcare centres
  • County planning and development
  • Natural resources environmental conservation
  • County Public Works & Services
  • Fire fighting & disaster management
  • Control of drugs & pornography
  • Local participation through coordination of decentralized units


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