Leaders in Kilifi North sub county have celebrated Matsangoni Assistant County Commissioner Precious Dama for emerging the overall winner of the Huduma Ombudsman award.
She was crowned the Public Servant of the Year for her distinction in efficiency, innovation, and servanthood in public service within the public administration sector.
Speaking during the thanksgiving ceremony at Chumani on Tuesday, Kilifi deputy governor Flora Mbetsa congratulated Dama for her relentless dedication to uplifting the education of the girl child in the community.
She commended her for her unwavering zeal and unyielding commitment to advancing the cause of girl child education in Matsangoni Division.
“Dama has been instrumental in efforts against drug abuse, environmental conservation and initiating social inclusivity programs ensuring people with special needs, the elderly, have access to vital government services,” She said
Kilifi north Deputy County Commissioner Samuel Mutisya said Dama’s determination to break barriers and pave the way for the education of girls in the region is worth emulating.
“I firmly believe that educating a girl not only transforms her life but also positively impacts the entire community. We must ensure that every girl child has access to quality education, breaking down barriers and stereotypes,” Said Mutisya
Dama has been instrumental in conducting mentoring sessions and awareness campaigns aimed at encouraging more girls to pursue education and providing necessary support to overcome challenges they might face.
Kilifi North MP Owen Baya lauded Dama’s unwavering commitment and pledged his support to further amplify efforts in ensuring equitable access to education for all.
“Her dedication to service delivery is truly commendable. Her initiatives have significantly contributed to breaking down barriers and creating a more inclusive educational landscape for both girls and boys in our community,” said Baya
Baya further said through her efforts, Dama has been able to address many land matters through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms.
On her side, Dama said her good working relationship with the community has been her major boost in service delivery.
Through community engagements, she has been able to diffuse the tiff between locals and the security officers in the area.
The ACC has been organizing football matches between the police and community members.
The administrator has also managed to control disco Matanga in the area.