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North Eastern Counties bag Goodies from visiting Turkish delegation

By Nep Journal Correspondent:

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Wajir Governor Ahmed Abdullahi receives his County’s share from the Turkish first lady Emine Erdogan

The three North Eastern Counties of Garissa, Wajir and Mandera today received two tractors and assorted medical equipment each from the visiting Turkish delegation in Nairobi.

Turkish Frist Lady Emine Erdogan handed the equipment to the respective governors donated through Turkish Agricultural & Medical development support projects for ASAL counties at the KICC, Nairobi.

The equipment were given to six FCDC counties namely Wajir, Isiolo, Mandera, Tana River, Garissa and Lamu and will help improve food security through Agriculture.

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Garissa Governor Nathif Jama receives his County’s share from the Turkish first lady

Garissa County has previous benefited from a donation of waste collection Trucks donated by Turkey through the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency in Kenya.

Turkey has also been involved in humanitarian activities in the region including distribution of meat during Eid festivals.

The Turkish delegation led by President Tayyep Erdogan arrived in the country today and later held bilateral talks with their host President Uhuru Kenyatta among other activities.

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