Elgeyo Marakwet Governor Alex Tolgos has expressed gratitude to President Uhuru Kenyatta for decorating him with a State commendation.
On Wednesday the Governor thanked the President after he was awarded the Elder of the Order of Golden Heart (EGH) medal.
“I wish to take this opportunity to sincerely thank His Excellency President Uhuru Kenyatta for bestowing on me the distinguished honour of the Elder of the Order of Golden Heart (EGH),”said Tolgos.
The Governor said the recognition was humbling and vowed to continue working hard in delivering the pre-election pledges he made to Elgeyo Marakwet residents.
“This is indeed humbling but it has encouraged me to continue serving the people of Elgeyo Marakwet and Kenya as a whole with dedication,”added Tolgos.
In a gazette notice dated December 11, President Kenyatta awarded Governor Tolgos and other governors with the second most prestigious award in the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya, the Elder of the Golden Heart (EGH).