Governor Kiraitu Murungi visits the Njuri Ncheke Cultural Center Meru
Governor Kiraitu Murungi yesterday made an inspection tour of Njuri Ncheke Cultural center that is under construction; a cultural center that will be the second largest in the Country after the Bomas of kenya, consisting of a 1500 seater hall,a Cultural exhibition Hall, a studio and a theatre at Njuri Ncheke Shrine grounds in Nchiru.
During the inspection tour, with the company of the Deputy Governor, Hon. Titus Ntuchiu and Njuri-Ncheke National Chairman Linus Kathera, Governor Kiraitu noted the center will be key in promoting Kimeru language, Meru Culture, nurturing youth talent through promoting traditional and modern music at the center, as well as promote cultural identity around the center. The center is funded by the County Government but with additional support by the National Government.
Hon. Ntuchiu highlighted that the hall will not only serve the county, but the entire region and beyond being the second largest in Kenya, as well as promote cultural tourism. The hall will also host various events that will be key in bringing revenue to the center and promote economic activity around the center.
Mr .Kathera praised the Governor for such a noble initiative that would be key in preservation of Meru culture.Also present was the County Secretary, Hon. Rufus Miriti and the Chief of staff, Hon.Gideon Kimathi.