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Udgoon Siyat Wins Hearts in Garissa: Residents Applaud Women Leadership


Jun 3, 2024

In Garissa’s bustling streets and vibrant communities, there prevails a sense of gratitude and admiration for Women Representative Udgoon Siyat. Her leadership isn’t just about holding a title; it’s a beacon of hope, progress, and empowerment for all who call this region home, Kenya Top Stories has learnt.

“I never thought I’d see the day when opportunities would come knocking at our doors so swiftly,” said Mrs. Fatuma Hajji, a local entrepreneur whose business has flourished under Udgoon’s support initiatives.

“Her dedication to uplifting women like me has been a game-changer,” she said during an interview on Monday.

Fatuma Haji is the founder of a Small Medium Enterprise business in Garissa.

Since assuming office in the last general election, Mrs. Udgoon, a political newcomer, has been on a relentless mission to transform Garissa County, challenging the notion that development must be slow and gradual.

“She hit the ground running,” said Kassim Abdullahi, a youth leader in the Bula Riig.

“Her energy and commitment to our growth have been truly inspiring,” he said.

Edoo Udgoon, Somali for Aunt Udgoon, has left an impact that reverberates across every corner of the county from providing lifelines to struggling families to ensuring every child has access to quality education.

“I never thought I’d have the chance to continue my studies,” said Aisha Osman, a beneficiary of the Women Representative’s bursary program.

Mrs. Osman said “but thanks to her, I can pursue my dreams without worrying about financial constraints.”

Speaking to local residents gives a picture of Udgoon’s leadership style. Her efforts are not just confined to office walls; it’s felt in the streets, schools, and homes of Garissa.

“She fights for us,” said Zakaria Ahmed, a community-based organization leader from Modogashe.

He added “Her voice echoes our concerns, and her actions speak volumes about her commitment to our welfare.”

Garissa Women Representative, Udgoon Siyat’s leadership exemplifies the essence of transformative governance, where dedication, compassion, and inclusivity serve as guiding principles.

Mr. Hussein Waranle, a freelance journalist covering the region, said the people of Garissa County remain steadfast in their support, grateful for the positive impact she has brought to their lives.

“Through her unwavering commitment to progress and empowerment, she has changed the trajectory of development in the region and also inspired a new generation of leaders to rise and serve their communities with the same fervor and determination,” said Mr. Waranle.

Mr. Hussein Waranle is a freelance journalist based in Garissa County.

He said despite being a first-time legislator, “her legacy will endure as a testament to the profound difference one individual can make when driven by the desire to uplift others and create lasting change.”


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