Alex Tolgos

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Alex Tolgos told : “There is a risk of many people contracting the disease in case someone in the quarantine centres has it so we agreed those who break the other regulations should be held separately in these camps,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The entire escarpment strip in West Pokot and Elgeyo-Marakwet counties is a crisis in waiting. Our people have been over the years exposed to landslides and floods. The permanent solution for this crisis is a reclamation of the escarpment and relocation of people to safer grounds," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 1, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We acknowledge degazetting a forest is a long process, but we request the Ministry of Environment to hasten the process because this is a unique county. We have the largest forest cover and the highest number of squatters,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our leadership failed to guide the State to offer better compensation. They were classified as internally displaced persons and given Sh410,000, which was not enough for resettlement. We need to review it,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “A young girl has been rescued and she is being rushed to hospital. The conditions here are making it difficult for us to know the number of people missing,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "I have asked athletes in all athletics camps and gyms to remain at home unless they are training individually in a bid to mitigate the spread of the virus in the county," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have asked athletes in all athletics camps and gyms to remain at home unless they are training individually in a bid to mitigate the spread of the virus in the county,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “From the blessings, he got from the country he can now go across the country to look for support,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 9, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos stated : “We will also not interfere with theirs,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “We were surprised when we saw the Tangatanga team announcing that their rally will take place in Nakuru on February 8 when we had scheduled the BBI meeting in the same county after consulting the president and former PM. We will be there (Nakuru) on February 23 and we are warning the Tangatanga wing not to interfere with our meetings. We will also not interfere with theirs,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Hatufai kufanya siasa kwa sasa sababu kuna mengi ambayo serikali ya Jubilee iliahidi Wakenya ingetekeleza lakini haijatekeleza," External link

tuko Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “If they are coming we will have to gauge their behaviour and they will first have to respect those two leaders,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “If you know that it is automatic to succeed President Kenyatta, what is all the hullabaloo about 2022?” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “If you know that it is automatic to succeed President Kenyatta, what is all the hullabaloo about 2022?” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Right now, we do not have specific names of people to join the secretariat, but I will meet with the other governors, MPs, former lawmakers and opinion leaders, and we will have a discussion on that. We want to have an all-inclusive team,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos says : “I am being fought because I raised questions about the implementation of Arror and Kimwarer dams but I’m happy because the truth came out. We now want the projects to continue because the state will not allow any corrupt person to interfere with the implementation process,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we urge most is unity and peace so that we can focus on real issues affecting our nation. We have good prospects and opportunities which God has given us, and we should serve our people with greater dedication,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We require not less than Sh5 billion annually so that we can implement our priority projects. Otherwise, with such little funding the residents of Elgeyo Marakwet will not feel the impact of devolution,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 30, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We throw our weight fully behind the BBI report. It forms a basis and framework for all Kenyans to engage and collectively be part of fixing and the challenges we are facing be it social, economic or political spheres,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 29, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “This is a station I used to run before I became a governor and at the moment I have relinquished it to another dealer,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We have delivered all the information and documents that the EACC had asked for. Our procurement officers have also recorded statements,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I am here to give a clarification of fuel supply which was about Sh742,760 to the Health Department,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “It is true I’ve been summoned to appear before the EACC but I don’t know exactly for what reason. I’ll get back to you tomorrow once I get the contents of the summons,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Almost all counties get letters from EACC requesting some information. We’ve been able to deliver all the information they require. We are readily available to avail all the data they require,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We want to embrace open data initiative and govern together with our citizens. Their participation is paramount to our success. That is why our data desk is designed to publish data freely on our website,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We have been carrying out public participation and residents have been proposing projects, but there was no data to show available projects and guide priorities," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we want is for the exercise to be carried out in a civilized manner where innocent people will not be harassed. We also urge those still holding guns illegally to surrender them to police voluntarily,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are fully committed to ensure return of peace and security in Kerio Valley and that is why we are working with the government on the security issue,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We would like to have the projects continue as planned once the government is through with investigations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It is very unfortunate that the senate has decided to approve the proposed allocation by the National Assembly. Counties operating on a shoe-string budget like Elgeyo Marakwet will suffer most,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are seeking funds to improve other towns such as Kapsowar and Chepkorio. This town is a training base for at least 3,000 local and international athletes and its transformation will elevate it more,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “I am reliably aware that the senator is planning for my impeachment through the county assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror Kimwarer dams scandal were being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 2, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : “Ninafahamu vyema seneta anafanya mpango ili ning'atuliwe kupitia bunge la kaunti ili kuniziba mdomo baada ya mimi kuwaamia watu wa Elgeyo Marakwet kwamba pesa za ufisadi kutoka kashfa ya Arror na Kimwarer zinatumika kuleta mvutano katika kaunti yetu ,” External link

tuko Monday, August 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : “Seneta sasa ni mtetezi mkubwa wa wanaodaiwa kupora pesa zilizotengewa watu wetu,” External link

tuko Monday, August 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I am reliably aware that this senator is planning for my impeachment through the county assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal was being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The senator has now turned into a strong defender of those who are suspected to have misused funds meant for our people,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are eager to resume development projects. We should all support the technical team as it resolves the issues at hand,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “I am reliably aware the Senator is planning for my impeachment through the county Assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal was being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The senator through Assembly Speaker Kiplagat Sabulei, is personally plotting to use Arror Ward MCA Christopher Chemosong who is also the deputy Speaker to engineer the impeachment motion of the governor with the intention of warding off the allegations of Arror -Kimwarer dams scandal money being responsible for fueling political temperatures in our county," "Having attempted to use the Assembly to undermine my administration, the senator is now using all manner of diversionary tactics to shift attention from the real issues on the ground" External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos remarked : "After all, if I am to go home today, my development record speaks for itself and what I have achieved for the last 7 years will not be erased," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "If Murkomen is really serious with his oversight role, let him visit the county on an official working day and identify the purported 'ghost workers' himself and also go round to get views from the electorate instead of the occasional roadside political meetings where he makes wayward statements without being asked any question," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "On the issue of the allocation of money, it is now clearly known who is pushing for more money to the County Assembly at the expense of the service delivery to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “The senator through Assembly Speaker Kiplagat Sabulei, is personally plotting to use Arror Ward MCA Christopher Chemosong who is also the deputy Speaker to engineer the impeachment motion of the governor with the intention of warding off the allegations of Arror -Kimwarer dams' scandal money being responsible for fueling political temperatures in our county,” External link

tuko Monday, August 19, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I want to tell the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that I told Kipchumba Murkomen (Senator) and the rest that there is no need to engage in political contests. If they have decided they are on the other side (Deputy President William Ruto’s camp), and now I am on this side of Raila Odinga, we should all work for the benefit of the people and respect each other,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I am sure you have all realised that when Raila tours a given place, top security teams and leaders welcome him. This should tell you that he is now part of the government and we should work with him to solve our problems,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "I want to tell the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that I told Kipchumba Murkomen (Senator) and the rest that there is no need to engage in political contests. If they have decided they are on the other side (Deputy President William Ruto’s camp), and now I am on this side of Raila Odinga, we should all work for the benefit of the people and respect each other," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "I am sure you have all realised that when Raila tours a given place, top security teams and leaders welcome him. This should tell you that he is now part of the government and we should work with him to solve our problems," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos says : “The national government was doing very little to build facilities for athletes who have brought Kenya glory, so we opted for a short-term solution which was to grade the roads so athletes could use them for training,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We purchased equipment for levelling the roads which were in bad shape and posed danger to athletes as we seek a long-term solution, and it has really helped,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They want to make it look like I am weak but I will stand with the people and won’t allow them to have their way” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I can assure them that we will not have seats for suspects in the Arror and Kimwarer scandals. They have undermined what was to benefit our people and no one will elect them” External link

tuko Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We have a huge deficit in our budget and the workers risk going without salaries,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I can assure them that we will not have seats for suspects in the Arror and Kimwarer scandals. They have undermined what was to benefit our people and no one will elect them” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They want to make it look like I am weak but I will stand with the people and won’t allow them to have their way” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Nasikitika kuwa wafanyikazi wa kaunti watakosa mishahara kutokana na mzozo huo. Sijui ni kwa nini bunge linakimbilia kuajiri wafanyikazi katika hoteli yao badala ya kuajiri manesi," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We hear the money is hidden in some houses and it should recovered even if it's from our own people" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 27, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Following the analysis of the 2019-20 budget estimates as approved by the county Assembly on June, 26 2019, I hereby decline to assent to the approved budget’s Appropriation Bill as passed by the Assembly on June, 27 2019,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Vital positions such as nurses, engineers, livestock officers, veterinary doctors and agricultural officers among others have fallen vacant over the last three years occasioned by retirements, deaths, an other unavoidable situations without replacements, owing to the provisions not being approved in past budgets,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “In striving to conform to the global and national human resource best-practices, and in complying with the rights of our employees, I hereby refer back the approved budget for reconsideration,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They are advised to leave these opportunities to deserving jobless youth. In case there are members of county staff who may have applied and succeeded, they are hereby advised not to take the jobs and instead leave to deserving jobless people in the village,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos Alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Kama unavyojua kuna mambo mengi ya kisiasa yanaendelea na tunamkaribisha Raila Odinga katika kaunti ya Elgeyo Marakwet na Chebara. Tunafurahia utulivu ulioletwa na salamu za amani za Uhuru na Raila," External link

tuko Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have received the invite and I will personally be there to welcome the former prime minister,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos stated : “We are planning to engage more than 1,000 farmers along the Kerio Valley which is one of the best cotton producing zones in the region. The farmers had stopped cultivating the crop owing to poor prices,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 21, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The NPR are better placed to fight banditry and have the capacity to arrest and hand over notorious rustlers to the police,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Marakwet East ) : “People have fled along with many children who are now living in Marakwet East hills. The situation calls for urgent government intervention,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 24, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Some people are saying I have joined Kanu but I have no problem with that,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : "How do you expect these people to engage in socio-economic activities when they are grappling with insecurity challenges everyday?" External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : "If people cannot go to their farms unless an armed police reservist accompanies them, then what kind of farming is that?" External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I do not want anything to do with Kieleweke or Tanga Tanga. I will not join either. I will work with everyone including Mr Moi, who is respectful and does things the way I do,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : “I do not want anything to do with Kieleweke or Tanga Tanga. I will not join either. I will work with everyone including Mr Moi, who is respectful and does things the way I do,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “I remain a strong member of Jubilee and fully support the President and the DP and I also stand firm in supporting the war against graft” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : “I will continue working with Gideon and other leaders who value service to the people and not those who want us to concentrate on too much politics at the expense of development” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : "I like the way Gideon Moi is doing his business. He does not insult anyone," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 7, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have no doubt about the supply. In fact, Kerio Valley is one of the few regions that produce the sweetest mangoes in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The assembly has a constitutional right to impeach, but they (MCAs) should look at issues critically and avoid using impeachment process to settle political scores,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “There should be no reason whatsoever for individuals suspected to be implicated in the scam to panic and start rallying politicians to come to their rescue when investigations are underway” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “On behalf of the people of Elgeyo-Marakwet county, we want to sincerely apologise to the President over political utterances made by the MPs purporting to be speaking on behalf of the county. The remarks were unfortunate and irresponsible,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It was very unnecessary for the MPs to mix 2022 politics and national government projects in Elgeyo-Marakwet county,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "On behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County, we want to sincerely apologise to the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta over political utterances made by four MPs and a handful of MCAs at an Eldoret Hotel on Saturday March 9 purporting to be speaking on behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet county over the ongoing investigations on Arror and Kimwarer multipurpose dams," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Kwa niaba ya wakaaji wa Kaunti ya Elgeyo Marakwet, tunataka kumwomba msamaha Rais Uhuru Kenyatta kufuatia matamshi ya wabunge wanne na MCAs waliodai kuzungumza kwa niaba ya watu wa Elgeyo Marakwet kuhusiana na uchunguzi unaoendelea kuhusu ujenzi wa mabwawa ya Arror na Kimwarer," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Ikiwa wabunge wa Elgeyo wamechoshwa na uhasama unaodhaniwa kuwapo kati ya Naibu Rais William Ruto na Rais kufuatia 'Salamu' kati ya aliyekuwa waziri mkuu na Raila Odinga na Uhuru, badala ya kupiga kelele walinafaa kutulia kwa kuwa Jubilee ina mikakati ya kukabiliana na migogoro," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "On behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County, we want to sincerely apologise to the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta over political utterances made by four MPs and a handful of MCAs at an Eldoret Hotel on Saturday March 9, purporting to be speaking on behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet county over the ongoing investigations on Arror and Kimwarer multipurpose dams," External link

tuko Monday, March 11, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Strategy ) : “The county Executive has already begun (fixing the budget discrepancy) by proposing the reduction of the County Assembly allocation by Sh120 million in the 2019-20 County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) already submitted to the Assembly,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The county executive, which consists of 12 departments, has been allocated a total of Sh204 million shared across these departments,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “The challenge has been the leadership of Kimosop, whose activities have messed up the succesful start of these projects,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 4, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The emerging scandals have caused a lot of confusion and those whose land was acquired should repossess it until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The landowners should not wait for what they don’t know. Let them go back to the farms until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “I’m not the only governor who has raised the red flag on his operations. My West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counterparts have called for the disbandment of KVDA if Kimosop continues to mismanage the regional authority,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : ”It is unimaginable that such colossal amounts of money have been lost in these projects. KVDA should have done its work thoroughly,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : ”It is unimaginable that such colossal amounts of money have been lost in these projects. KVDA should have done its work thoroughly,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “I’m not the only governor who has raised the red flag on his operations. My West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counterparts have called for the disbandment of KVDA if Kimosop continues to mismanage the regional authority,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We appeal to the President to ensure the projects proceed once all the culprits are brought to book,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “He should keep off from abusing me just because am always quiet. Let him know that I also have the capacity to respond,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The increasing number of people testing positive is worrying. We have to make sure that our people are vaccinated. Having eight people test positive in such a healthy population is serious," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The increasing number of people testing positive is worrying. We have to make sure that our people are vaccinated. Having eight people test positive in such a healthy population is serious," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Murkomen has never attended any public participation meeting and does not understand the county,” External link

kenya-today Monday, February 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Murkomen has never attended any public participation meeting and does not understand the county,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our attention has been drawn to a supposed letter of resignation. We hereby dismiss the letter as fake news and assure the public that efforts are being made to track the authors and the culprit who forged the Governor's signature” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We have so far grounded six vehicles used by county executive committee (CEC) members and we have asked the staff to reduce spending on travel," External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are urging you like the CS in charge of finance to help us have this issue resolved. We have been lamenting always about underfunding and we won’t allow this to go on until 2022” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 4, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The best respect we can accord the bishop is for our people to embrace peace and co-exist together as brothers,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 1, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Accidents have been causing us to lose very valuable people. We urge drivers to exercise caution on the roads,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We will launch public screening and immunisation in the next month in for all residents in affected areas,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 25, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We believe if peace and stability is to be achieved in West Pokot, Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Turkana and Samburu counties, then we need locals playing a lead role in security,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : “We can’t allow this to happen. How can we have security officers living in a school compound and getting drunk in such a way?” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 21, 2018 11:44:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We can't allow this to happen... how can we have security officers living in a school compound and getting so drunk in such a way," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:55:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Since we cannot cover the entire county due to inadequate resources, I appeal to our people to sacrifice and pay for the vaccination as a precaution, in case of contact with infected people,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 14, 2018 6:12:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Locals have stated that they are being harassed by wardens but we have asked them to continue conserving forests. There will be no need to deploy wardens if they play their role,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 7, 2018 1:22:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The best respect we can accord the bishop is for our people to embrace peace and co-exist together as brothers,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:35:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We will pick the most qualified to work for the people of Elgeyo Marakwet,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “My administration has always been fair to all residents,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We will then pick the most qualified to work for the people of Elgeyo Marakwet," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 18, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "Our county has serious needs and that extra cash will be channelled to better use for the benefit of our people," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 18, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our farmers did not access the fertiliser in Uasin Gishu and had to buy it from retail shops at high prices. We don’t want this to happen again this year,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:44:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It is not possible that chiefs from areas raided by bandits are punished, yet nothing is done to those from areas which attackers are from. We should be seeing chiefs from such areas punished for failing to help the police arrest criminals,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We’re proud our teachers and candidates have once again achieved marvellous results in KCPE exams and this is because of their consistency and dedication,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The course is currently in very good condition and I played good golf. I'm so happy to have won this event. I will definitely be here to defend my title next year," External link

allafrica Monday, November 28, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Kenya Police ) : “We agreed more Kenya Police Reservists be recruited and the number of security vehicles be increased and used by officers on patrol,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 7, 2016 6:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We want this matter resolved as soon as possible so that the university can carry on with its operations smoothly,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:03:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we want is for the matter to be hastened so that we can get a VC for the university as soon as possible,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 3, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are happy that the outsourcing of the staff was suspended but we want all the workers, some who have worked for more than 21 years, to be confirmed,” External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "It is so unfortunate that the dormitory that housed me while I was a student here has been reduced to ashes. We will do thorough investigations to ascertain the cause," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:37:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "It is so unfortunate that the dormitory that housed me while I was a student here has been reduced to ashes. We will do thorough investigations to ascertain the cause," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I don’t know who has complained. These public positions do not belong to any individual,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 22, 2016 5:09:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “We cannot build schools as a county, yet there are no children to attend,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The disputes must be resolved using the relevant mechanisms,” External link

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Alex Tolgos told : “There is a risk of many people contracting the disease in case someone in the quarantine centres has it so we agreed those who break the other regulations should be held separately in these camps,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 17, 2020 2:08:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The entire escarpment strip in West Pokot and Elgeyo-Marakwet counties is a crisis in waiting. Our people have been over the years exposed to landslides and floods. The permanent solution for this crisis is a reclamation of the escarpment and relocation of people to safer grounds," External link

nation-ke Friday, May 1, 2020 1:00:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We acknowledge degazetting a forest is a long process, but we request the Ministry of Environment to hasten the process because this is a unique county. We have the largest forest cover and the highest number of squatters,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our leadership failed to guide the State to offer better compensation. They were classified as internally displaced persons and given Sh410,000, which was not enough for resettlement. We need to review it,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, April 30, 2020 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “A young girl has been rescued and she is being rushed to hospital. The conditions here are making it difficult for us to know the number of people missing,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, April 21, 2020 12:03:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "I have asked athletes in all athletics camps and gyms to remain at home unless they are training individually in a bid to mitigate the spread of the virus in the county," External link

allafrica Thursday, March 19, 2020 7:46:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have asked athletes in all athletics camps and gyms to remain at home unless they are training individually in a bid to mitigate the spread of the virus in the county,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, March 18, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “From the blessings, he got from the country he can now go across the country to look for support,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 9, 2020 9:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos stated : “We will also not interfere with theirs,” External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, January 28, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “We were surprised when we saw the Tangatanga team announcing that their rally will take place in Nakuru on February 8 when we had scheduled the BBI meeting in the same county after consulting the president and former PM. We will be there (Nakuru) on February 23 and we are warning the Tangatanga wing not to interfere with our meetings. We will also not interfere with theirs,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, January 28, 2020 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Hatufai kufanya siasa kwa sasa sababu kuna mengi ambayo serikali ya Jubilee iliahidi Wakenya ingetekeleza lakini haijatekeleza," External link

tuko Saturday, January 25, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “If they are coming we will have to gauge their behaviour and they will first have to respect those two leaders,” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 25, 2020 1:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “If you know that it is automatic to succeed President Kenyatta, what is all the hullabaloo about 2022?” External link

standardmedia Saturday, January 25, 2020 11:28:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : “If you know that it is automatic to succeed President Kenyatta, what is all the hullabaloo about 2022?” External link

kenyan-post Saturday, January 25, 2020 9:37:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Right now, we do not have specific names of people to join the secretariat, but I will meet with the other governors, MPs, former lawmakers and opinion leaders, and we will have a discussion on that. We want to have an all-inclusive team,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, January 21, 2020 10:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos says : “I am being fought because I raised questions about the implementation of Arror and Kimwarer dams but I’m happy because the truth came out. We now want the projects to continue because the state will not allow any corrupt person to interfere with the implementation process,” External link

standardmedia Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:30:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we urge most is unity and peace so that we can focus on real issues affecting our nation. We have good prospects and opportunities which God has given us, and we should serve our people with greater dedication,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 1, 2020 11:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We require not less than Sh5 billion annually so that we can implement our priority projects. Otherwise, with such little funding the residents of Elgeyo Marakwet will not feel the impact of devolution,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, December 30, 2019 3:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We throw our weight fully behind the BBI report. It forms a basis and framework for all Kenyans to engage and collectively be part of fixing and the challenges we are facing be it social, economic or political spheres,” External link

capitalfm Friday, November 29, 2019 6:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “This is a station I used to run before I became a governor and at the moment I have relinquished it to another dealer,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We have delivered all the information and documents that the EACC had asked for. Our procurement officers have also recorded statements,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, November 24, 2019 10:47:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I am here to give a clarification of fuel supply which was about Sh742,760 to the Health Department,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, November 14, 2019 3:12:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “It is true I’ve been summoned to appear before the EACC but I don’t know exactly for what reason. I’ll get back to you tomorrow once I get the contents of the summons,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Almost all counties get letters from EACC requesting some information. We’ve been able to deliver all the information they require. We are readily available to avail all the data they require,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, November 13, 2019 5:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We want to embrace open data initiative and govern together with our citizens. Their participation is paramount to our success. That is why our data desk is designed to publish data freely on our website,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, October 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We have been carrying out public participation and residents have been proposing projects, but there was no data to show available projects and guide priorities," External link

standardmedia Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we want is for the exercise to be carried out in a civilized manner where innocent people will not be harassed. We also urge those still holding guns illegally to surrender them to police voluntarily,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are fully committed to ensure return of peace and security in Kerio Valley and that is why we are working with the government on the security issue,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, September 28, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We would like to have the projects continue as planned once the government is through with investigations,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, September 27, 2019 2:58:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It is very unfortunate that the senate has decided to approve the proposed allocation by the National Assembly. Counties operating on a shoe-string budget like Elgeyo Marakwet will suffer most,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, September 5, 2019 7:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are seeking funds to improve other towns such as Kapsowar and Chepkorio. This town is a training base for at least 3,000 local and international athletes and its transformation will elevate it more,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, September 5, 2019 12:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “I am reliably aware that the senator is planning for my impeachment through the county assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror Kimwarer dams scandal were being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, September 2, 2019 12:16:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : “Ninafahamu vyema seneta anafanya mpango ili ning'atuliwe kupitia bunge la kaunti ili kuniziba mdomo baada ya mimi kuwaamia watu wa Elgeyo Marakwet kwamba pesa za ufisadi kutoka kashfa ya Arror na Kimwarer zinatumika kuleta mvutano katika kaunti yetu ,” External link

tuko Monday, August 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : “Seneta sasa ni mtetezi mkubwa wa wanaodaiwa kupora pesa zilizotengewa watu wetu,” External link

tuko Monday, August 26, 2019 10:15:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I am reliably aware that this senator is planning for my impeachment through the county assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal was being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The senator has now turned into a strong defender of those who are suspected to have misused funds meant for our people,” External link

standardmedia Monday, August 26, 2019 2:34:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are eager to resume development projects. We should all support the technical team as it resolves the issues at hand,” External link

standardmedia Wednesday, August 21, 2019 12:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “I am reliably aware the Senator is planning for my impeachment through the county Assembly with a view to silencing me after I publicly mentioned to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that the corruption proceeds of Arror and Kimwarer dams scandal was being used to cause friction in our county,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:38:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The senator through Assembly Speaker Kiplagat Sabulei, is personally plotting to use Arror Ward MCA Christopher Chemosong who is also the deputy Speaker to engineer the impeachment motion of the governor with the intention of warding off the allegations of Arror -Kimwarer dams scandal money being responsible for fueling political temperatures in our county," "Having attempted to use the Assembly to undermine my administration, the senator is now using all manner of diversionary tactics to shift attention from the real issues on the ground" External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos remarked : "After all, if I am to go home today, my development record speaks for itself and what I have achieved for the last 7 years will not be erased," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "If Murkomen is really serious with his oversight role, let him visit the county on an official working day and identify the purported 'ghost workers' himself and also go round to get views from the electorate instead of the occasional roadside political meetings where he makes wayward statements without being asked any question," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "On the issue of the allocation of money, it is now clearly known who is pushing for more money to the County Assembly at the expense of the service delivery to the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County," External link

thestarkenya Monday, August 19, 2019 7:32:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos claimed : “The senator through Assembly Speaker Kiplagat Sabulei, is personally plotting to use Arror Ward MCA Christopher Chemosong who is also the deputy Speaker to engineer the impeachment motion of the governor with the intention of warding off the allegations of Arror -Kimwarer dams' scandal money being responsible for fueling political temperatures in our county,” External link

tuko Monday, August 19, 2019 4:29:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I want to tell the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that I told Kipchumba Murkomen (Senator) and the rest that there is no need to engage in political contests. If they have decided they are on the other side (Deputy President William Ruto’s camp), and now I am on this side of Raila Odinga, we should all work for the benefit of the people and respect each other,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Raila Odinga ) : “I am sure you have all realised that when Raila tours a given place, top security teams and leaders welcome him. This should tell you that he is now part of the government and we should work with him to solve our problems,” External link

kenya-today Saturday, August 17, 2019 12:30:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "I want to tell the people of Elgeyo Marakwet that I told Kipchumba Murkomen (Senator) and the rest that there is no need to engage in political contests. If they have decided they are on the other side (Deputy President William Ruto’s camp), and now I am on this side of Raila Odinga, we should all work for the benefit of the people and respect each other," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Raila Odinga ) : "I am sure you have all realised that when Raila tours a given place, top security teams and leaders welcome him. This should tell you that he is now part of the government and we should work with him to solve our problems," External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 17, 2019 2:32:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos says : “The national government was doing very little to build facilities for athletes who have brought Kenya glory, so we opted for a short-term solution which was to grade the roads so athletes could use them for training,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We purchased equipment for levelling the roads which were in bad shape and posed danger to athletes as we seek a long-term solution, and it has really helped,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, August 14, 2019 6:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They want to make it look like I am weak but I will stand with the people and won’t allow them to have their way” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, August 14, 2019 2:17:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I can assure them that we will not have seats for suspects in the Arror and Kimwarer scandals. They have undermined what was to benefit our people and no one will elect them” External link

tuko Tuesday, August 13, 2019 3:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We have a huge deficit in our budget and the workers risk going without salaries,” External link

nation-ke Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:51:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I can assure them that we will not have seats for suspects in the Arror and Kimwarer scandals. They have undermined what was to benefit our people and no one will elect them” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They want to make it look like I am weak but I will stand with the people and won’t allow them to have their way” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Nasikitika kuwa wafanyikazi wa kaunti watakosa mishahara kutokana na mzozo huo. Sijui ni kwa nini bunge linakimbilia kuajiri wafanyikazi katika hoteli yao badala ya kuajiri manesi," External link

tuko Tuesday, August 6, 2019 10:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We hear the money is hidden in some houses and it should recovered even if it's from our own people" External link

thestarkenya Saturday, July 27, 2019 8:04:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Following the analysis of the 2019-20 budget estimates as approved by the county Assembly on June, 26 2019, I hereby decline to assent to the approved budget’s Appropriation Bill as passed by the Assembly on June, 27 2019,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Vital positions such as nurses, engineers, livestock officers, veterinary doctors and agricultural officers among others have fallen vacant over the last three years occasioned by retirements, deaths, an other unavoidable situations without replacements, owing to the provisions not being approved in past budgets,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “In striving to conform to the global and national human resource best-practices, and in complying with the rights of our employees, I hereby refer back the approved budget for reconsideration,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, July 23, 2019 2:25:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “They are advised to leave these opportunities to deserving jobless youth. In case there are members of county staff who may have applied and succeeded, they are hereby advised not to take the jobs and instead leave to deserving jobless people in the village,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, July 10, 2019 8:53:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos Alisema ( about Raila Odinga ) : "Kama unavyojua kuna mambo mengi ya kisiasa yanaendelea na tunamkaribisha Raila Odinga katika kaunti ya Elgeyo Marakwet na Chebara. Tunafurahia utulivu ulioletwa na salamu za amani za Uhuru na Raila," External link

tuko Sunday, June 30, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have received the invite and I will personally be there to welcome the former prime minister,” External link

nation-ke Saturday, June 29, 2019 8:12:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos stated : “We are planning to engage more than 1,000 farmers along the Kerio Valley which is one of the best cotton producing zones in the region. The farmers had stopped cultivating the crop owing to poor prices,” External link

capitalfm Friday, June 21, 2019 1:47:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The NPR are better placed to fight banditry and have the capacity to arrest and hand over notorious rustlers to the police,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, June 18, 2019 9:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Marakwet East ) : “People have fled along with many children who are now living in Marakwet East hills. The situation calls for urgent government intervention,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 24, 2019 2:42:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Some people are saying I have joined Kanu but I have no problem with that,” External link

kenyan-post Thursday, May 23, 2019 12:48:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : "How do you expect these people to engage in socio-economic activities when they are grappling with insecurity challenges everyday?" External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : "If people cannot go to their farms unless an armed police reservist accompanies them, then what kind of farming is that?" External link

thestarkenya Friday, May 17, 2019 4:10:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I do not want anything to do with Kieleweke or Tanga Tanga. I will not join either. I will work with everyone including Mr Moi, who is respectful and does things the way I do,” External link

kenya-today Wednesday, May 15, 2019 8:43:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : “I do not want anything to do with Kieleweke or Tanga Tanga. I will not join either. I will work with everyone including Mr Moi, who is respectful and does things the way I do,” External link

nation-ke Sunday, May 12, 2019 12:01:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “I remain a strong member of Jubilee and fully support the President and the DP and I also stand firm in supporting the war against graft” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : “I will continue working with Gideon and other leaders who value service to the people and not those who want us to concentrate on too much politics at the expense of development” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, May 11, 2019 3:50:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Gideon Moi ) : "I like the way Gideon Moi is doing his business. He does not insult anyone," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, May 7, 2019 8:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I have no doubt about the supply. In fact, Kerio Valley is one of the few regions that produce the sweetest mangoes in Kenya,” External link

nation-ke Thursday, April 25, 2019 8:09:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The assembly has a constitutional right to impeach, but they (MCAs) should look at issues critically and avoid using impeachment process to settle political scores,” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, April 16, 2019 1:57:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “There should be no reason whatsoever for individuals suspected to be implicated in the scam to panic and start rallying politicians to come to their rescue when investigations are underway” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “On behalf of the people of Elgeyo-Marakwet county, we want to sincerely apologise to the President over political utterances made by the MPs purporting to be speaking on behalf of the county. The remarks were unfortunate and irresponsible,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It was very unnecessary for the MPs to mix 2022 politics and national government projects in Elgeyo-Marakwet county,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "On behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County, we want to sincerely apologise to the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta over political utterances made by four MPs and a handful of MCAs at an Eldoret Hotel on Saturday March 9 purporting to be speaking on behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet county over the ongoing investigations on Arror and Kimwarer multipurpose dams," External link

kenyan-post Tuesday, March 12, 2019 2:13:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Kwa niaba ya wakaaji wa Kaunti ya Elgeyo Marakwet, tunataka kumwomba msamaha Rais Uhuru Kenyatta kufuatia matamshi ya wabunge wanne na MCAs waliodai kuzungumza kwa niaba ya watu wa Elgeyo Marakwet kuhusiana na uchunguzi unaoendelea kuhusu ujenzi wa mabwawa ya Arror na Kimwarer," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos alisema : "Ikiwa wabunge wa Elgeyo wamechoshwa na uhasama unaodhaniwa kuwapo kati ya Naibu Rais William Ruto na Rais kufuatia 'Salamu' kati ya aliyekuwa waziri mkuu na Raila Odinga na Uhuru, badala ya kupiga kelele walinafaa kutulia kwa kuwa Jubilee ina mikakati ya kukabiliana na migogoro," External link

tuko Tuesday, March 12, 2019 1:06:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Uhuru Kenyatta ) : "On behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet County, we want to sincerely apologise to the Head of State President Uhuru Kenyatta over political utterances made by four MPs and a handful of MCAs at an Eldoret Hotel on Saturday March 9, purporting to be speaking on behalf of the people of Elgeyo Marakwet county over the ongoing investigations on Arror and Kimwarer multipurpose dams," External link

tuko Monday, March 11, 2019 7:08:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Strategy ) : “The county Executive has already begun (fixing the budget discrepancy) by proposing the reduction of the County Assembly allocation by Sh120 million in the 2019-20 County Fiscal Strategy Paper (CFSP) already submitted to the Assembly,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The county executive, which consists of 12 departments, has been allocated a total of Sh204 million shared across these departments,” External link

standardmedia Monday, March 11, 2019 1:07:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “The challenge has been the leadership of Kimosop, whose activities have messed up the succesful start of these projects,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, March 4, 2019 12:23:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The emerging scandals have caused a lot of confusion and those whose land was acquired should repossess it until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The landowners should not wait for what they don’t know. Let them go back to the farms until further notice,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “I’m not the only governor who has raised the red flag on his operations. My West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counterparts have called for the disbandment of KVDA if Kimosop continues to mismanage the regional authority,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, March 2, 2019 1:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : ”It is unimaginable that such colossal amounts of money have been lost in these projects. KVDA should have done its work thoroughly,” External link

standardmedia Friday, March 1, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : ”It is unimaginable that such colossal amounts of money have been lost in these projects. KVDA should have done its work thoroughly,” External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about David Kimosop ) : “I’m not the only governor who has raised the red flag on his operations. My West Pokot, Baringo and Turkana counterparts have called for the disbandment of KVDA if Kimosop continues to mismanage the regional authority,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We appeal to the President to ensure the projects proceed once all the culprits are brought to book,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, February 28, 2019 12:20:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “He should keep off from abusing me just because am always quiet. Let him know that I also have the capacity to respond,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 19, 2019 9:50:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The increasing number of people testing positive is worrying. We have to make sure that our people are vaccinated. Having eight people test positive in such a healthy population is serious," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:31:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The increasing number of people testing positive is worrying. We have to make sure that our people are vaccinated. Having eight people test positive in such a healthy population is serious," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, February 19, 2019 7:36:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Murkomen has never attended any public participation meeting and does not understand the county,” External link

kenya-today Monday, February 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Murkomen has never attended any public participation meeting and does not understand the county,” External link

thestarkenya Sunday, February 17, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our attention has been drawn to a supposed letter of resignation. We hereby dismiss the letter as fake news and assure the public that efforts are being made to track the authors and the culprit who forged the Governor's signature” External link

standardmedia Tuesday, February 12, 2019 5:47:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We have so far grounded six vehicles used by county executive committee (CEC) members and we have asked the staff to reduce spending on travel," External link

standardmedia Thursday, February 7, 2019 12:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are urging you like the CS in charge of finance to help us have this issue resolved. We have been lamenting always about underfunding and we won’t allow this to go on until 2022” External link

thestarkenya Monday, February 4, 2019 3:44:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The best respect we can accord the bishop is for our people to embrace peace and co-exist together as brothers,” External link

nation-ke Friday, February 1, 2019 9:53:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Accidents have been causing us to lose very valuable people. We urge drivers to exercise caution on the roads,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, January 29, 2019 11:40:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We will launch public screening and immunisation in the next month in for all residents in affected areas,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, January 25, 2019 3:14:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We believe if peace and stability is to be achieved in West Pokot, Elgeyo Marakwet, Baringo, Turkana and Samburu counties, then we need locals playing a lead role in security,” External link

thestarkenya Thursday, January 3, 2019 1:08:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos asked : “We can’t allow this to happen. How can we have security officers living in a school compound and getting drunk in such a way?” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 21, 2018 11:44:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We can't allow this to happen... how can we have security officers living in a school compound and getting so drunk in such a way," External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, December 18, 2018 6:55:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Since we cannot cover the entire county due to inadequate resources, I appeal to our people to sacrifice and pay for the vaccination as a precaution, in case of contact with infected people,” External link

nation-ke Friday, December 14, 2018 6:12:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Locals have stated that they are being harassed by wardens but we have asked them to continue conserving forests. There will be no need to deploy wardens if they play their role,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, December 7, 2018 1:22:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The best respect we can accord the bishop is for our people to embrace peace and co-exist together as brothers,” External link

nation-ke Wednesday, December 5, 2018 4:35:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We will pick the most qualified to work for the people of Elgeyo Marakwet,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, August 22, 2017 4:53:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “My administration has always been fair to all residents,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, August 19, 2017 12:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "We will then pick the most qualified to work for the people of Elgeyo Marakwet," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 18, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "Our county has serious needs and that extra cash will be channelled to better use for the benefit of our people," External link

thestarkenya Friday, August 18, 2017 10:19:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “Our farmers did not access the fertiliser in Uasin Gishu and had to buy it from retail shops at high prices. We don’t want this to happen again this year,” External link

thestarkenya Tuesday, February 7, 2017 9:44:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “It is not possible that chiefs from areas raided by bandits are punished, yet nothing is done to those from areas which attackers are from. We should be seeing chiefs from such areas punished for failing to help the police arrest criminals,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, January 18, 2017 6:45:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We’re proud our teachers and candidates have once again achieved marvellous results in KCPE exams and this is because of their consistency and dedication,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, December 3, 2016 12:11:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "The course is currently in very good condition and I played good golf. I'm so happy to have won this event. I will definitely be here to defend my title next year," External link

allafrica Monday, November 28, 2016 1:07:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said ( about Kenya Police ) : “We agreed more Kenya Police Reservists be recruited and the number of security vehicles be increased and used by officers on patrol,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, October 7, 2016 6:29:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We want this matter resolved as soon as possible so that the university can carry on with its operations smoothly,” External link

thestarkenya Wednesday, October 5, 2016 7:03:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “What we want is for the matter to be hastened so that we can get a VC for the university as soon as possible,” External link

thestarkenya Monday, October 3, 2016 9:38:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “We are happy that the outsourcing of the staff was suspended but we want all the workers, some who have worked for more than 21 years, to be confirmed,” External link

allafrica Wednesday, September 21, 2016 10:43:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "It is so unfortunate that the dormitory that housed me while I was a student here has been reduced to ashes. We will do thorough investigations to ascertain the cause," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 26, 2016 11:37:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : "It is so unfortunate that the dormitory that housed me while I was a student here has been reduced to ashes. We will do thorough investigations to ascertain the cause," External link

nation-ke Tuesday, July 26, 2016 10:34:00 PM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “I don’t know who has complained. These public positions do not belong to any individual,” External link

thestarkenya Friday, July 22, 2016 5:09:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos told : “We cannot build schools as a county, yet there are no children to attend,” External link

thestarkenya Saturday, June 25, 2016 7:41:00 AM EAT

Alex Tolgos said : “The disputes must be resolved using the relevant mechanisms,” External link

DailyNation Thursday, February 5, 2015 7:32:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
governor96.33%EN08/22/201722/08/2017
senator2.75%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
colleague0.92%EN09/27/201627/09/2016
Names Lang Count
Alex TolgosEN100.00%


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