Today, H.E Governor Mutula Kilonzo Jr joined thousands of Makueni locals during the celebrations of the Akamba rich heritage majorly on indigenous foods.
The Governor encouraged a return to the consumption of the Akamba traditional food as a way of:
- Appreciating the diversity and variety of our indigenous foods and production processes;
- Creating awareness on the rich nutritional value and healthy-living support capacity that our indigenous foods offer;
- Promote the uptake in production of indigenous food crops as a climate adaptation measure;
- Present an avenue for stakeholders in the indigenous food value chain to market and promote our foods, demonstrating the commercial value of our indigenous foods;
He insisted that the Akamba culture must continue hence a need to look at ways of teaching the young people how to protect their culture.