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The Kenya County Governments Devolved Structure
Figure: The Kenya Comprehensive Devolved Government Organization Structure based on Institutions
The quest for a devolved system of governance in Kenya popularly referred to, as ‘ugatuzi’ has been a longstanding one. The promulgation of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 (CoK 2010) on 27 August 2010 paved way for realization of the “dream” system of governance.Chapter Eleven (CAP 11) of CoK 2010 – Devolved Government specifically provides for the setting up of the County Governments .