Why Lagos is the best stop for governors out to transform counties

Meru Governor Peter Munya (left) and Environment Principal Secretary Richard Lesiyampe during a meeting at Outspan Hotel in Nyeri Friday.

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  • But what should governors do in order to make the most of this opportunity? How can they raise much needed revenue to fund their activities? And can county governments achieve anything if they are not supported by the central government?

Important lessons from other African countries demonstrate that if governors are to succeed, they will need to start by providing better public services, argues Nic Cheeseman


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