Government performed best in Energy sector as security worsened according to...

Government performed best in Energy sector as security worsened according to Polls

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Nairobi, KENYA: Jubilee government has performed best in the energy sector according to opinion polls released on Saturday by Pan African Research Services Limited .

The polls say  the government performance in energy sector is highest at 62% followed by ICT at 60%,transport and infrastructure sector is third at 56%.

This has been achieved through several projects in the energy sector such as the rural electrification programme, street lighting and affordable electricity in the energy sector.

However the government performed poorest in security sector which scored 37% with respondents citing poor implementation of immigration laws ,corruption and poor response to intelligence as the contributing factors .

Mrs. Susan Chege Associated Director of PARS during the release of opinion polls in Nairobi
Mrs. Susan Chege Associated Director of PARS during the release of opinion polls in Nairobi

While releasing the polls in a Nairobi Hotel Saturday morning, PARS Associate Director Mrs.Susan Mugo said that opinion on the government’s commitment in fighting corruption was divided with 48% saying the government was committed and a similar proportion of 48% saying the government is non-committal in fighting the menace.

When asked whether the opposition has effectively played its role in keeping the government in check and holding it accountable to the public,the response varied across the country with North Eastern Region registering the highest score of 69% followed by Western at 63% ,Nyanza at 6o% and Coast registering 39%.

On the recently withdrawn religious legislation , a majority of Kenyans support the the proposed regulations with 60% from different denominations want to see religious organizations streamlined.

The polls were conducted from 19th -23rd January 2016 where Kenyan adults aged 18 years above were the respondents and were drawn from all the 47 counties.

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