Busia County Government has seconded two of its senior officers to the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB) Secretariat in Kisumu with effect from October 1st, 2018.
Director Revenue Anthony Opondo and Chief ICT Officer Hudson Ogubi will join 26 senior officers seconded from the other 13 members of the bloc to run the secretariat on behalf of their counties.
County Secretary Nicodemus Mulaku said the decision to second two of its senior officers to LREB secretariat was as per the third summit resolution meeting in Nandi.
Fourteen Governors from the LREB including Busia County have committed Sh1.4billion towards establishment of a regional bank.
The counties under the bloc have identified the revitalization of the sugar and tea sectors as a priority for the region.