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WHAT TO DO IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY

1 Do not panic or make others panic.
2 In case of Fires, use nearest exit.
3 Call the number 1513

*The Tharaka Nithi County Emergency response team will always try to attend to cases in the most prompt manner possible!

DIRECTORATE OF EMERGENCY

Direct Line: 1513
Offices: Chuka (Public Works Offices)
Contact Person: Alex Muthitu
Office Hours: Open 24/7

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THE ICT DIRECTORATE

All citizens will have equitable access to affordable and secure ICT. The Tharaka Nithi County Government will play a leading role in building a networked society where organizations and individuals have equitable access to ICT-enabled resources all the way to the ward level.

MUIGAI SAMUEL MUIRURI

MUIGAI SAMUEL

COUNTY ICT DIRECTOR

About the ICT Director

Muigai Samuel joined Tharaka Nithi County Government in March 2018, and brings over 5 years of experience leveraging technology investments to fuel profitable growth, drive operational excellence, and transform the consumer experience.

As the Director of Information Technology in the County of Tharaka Nithi, Muigai is a key strategic partner in the decision-making process, the formulation of strategy, the quest to spur innovation, and the overall management of the organization.

His major priorities include innovations in the public sector and information-driven business transformation to grow revenue as well as exploiting IT to increase organizational efficiencies and streamline business models across all departments in the public sector.

Muigai Samuel has extensive experience in Computer Networking, Software Engineering, and driving enterprise security initiatives.

WHAT WE DO

  1. Advice and guide the County Government on ICT Policy, strategy, and implementation of ICT projects in compliance with national and county legal and regulatory requirements;
  2. Implement County/National ICT policy and e-Government master plans;
  3. Oversee the implementation and maintenance of ICT Infrastructure in line with ICT growth, plans, and changing business requirements or technology advancements;
  4. Implementation of the recommendation contained in the ICT transformation road-map that is anchored in the CIDP;
  5. Maintain the community information centers at all levels;
  6. Development and implementation of computerized information systems and IT infrastructure to provide effective technical support in the maintenance of ICT systems and equipment and ensure they are always in good working conditions.
  7. Provide consulting services on automation of internal processes in liaison with users in order to provide enhanced operational efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery.
  8. Provide ICT service to the County Government that include carrying out system design, installations, analysis, configuration, repair and maintenance of local and wide area networks and associated peripherals.
  9. Ensure verification, validation and certification of ICT equipment before commissioning.
  10. Manage and provide oversight for implementation of any ICT strategy and disaster recovery plans that minimize the risk of data loss and breach of privacy of County Government information data base.
  11. Design and development of an interactive website where information for public consumption can be uploaded thus provide a communication channel for exchange of views and opinions.
  12. Develop an internal communication network service through creation of an intranet/extranet system where the County Government information will be posted and accessed by staff and authorized persons.

Our Achievements

  1. Enhancing ICT Capacity
  2. Enhance Communication Access to Information
  3. ICT Infrastructure Development and Improvement
  4. Development and Implementation of ICT Policy and Regulation
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