In a remarkable collaboration between the Ministry of ICT and the County Government of Nakuru, a groundbreaking initiative has been launched at the Wakulima Market – Public WIFI. The Deputy Governor, H.E David Kones, alongside several distinguished officials, graced this momentous occasion, which is poised to have a significant impact on the region.
The introduction of Public WIFI represents a stride toward fostering innovation and expanding access to public online services through advanced technology. More than that, it holds the potential to stimulate economic growth within Nakuru County by empowering traders in the market with the means to engage in online marketing.
This initiative ushers in a new era of connectivity, bridging the digital divide and ensuring that even in bustling marketplaces, the benefits of technology can be harnessed for the betterment of businesses and individuals alike.
In conjunction with the WIFI launch, the opening of the ODPC Nakuru Regional Office. This office will serve as a regional hub, decentralizing services and bringing them closer to the citizens, ensuring that the benefits of the digital age are accessible to all. Together, these initiatives are paving the way for a more connected and prosperous Nakuru County.
Accompanying the Deputy Governor and adding their support to this transformative initiative were various government officials, including County Executive for Youth, Gender, Culture, Sports, and Social Services, Josephine Atieno. The presence of Principal Secretary Eng. John Tanui, from the State Department of ICT and Digital Economy, and The Data Protection Commissioner, Immaculate Kassait, was also notable.