In late November 2014, Twaweza Communications was in Kajiado County to hold two citizen dialogue forums. Targeting the Kajiado South Sub County, the fifth citizen dialogue forum was held in Loitokitok Town on 25th November 2014 at the Kilimanjaro Guests House.
The citizens’ forum is a novel and creative space afforded by the Urban Areas and Cities Act No. 13 of 2011. It will be key to increasing accountability of county governments. Additionally, Section 91 of the County Governments Act No. 17 of 2012 obligates county governments to establish modalities and platforms for citizen participation including ICT based platforms; town hall meetings; budget preparation and validation avenues for the participation of people’s representations; and establishment of citizen for a in each county and decentralized units.