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Role of Indigenous Languages in the Development of County Governments in Kenya

Mosol Kandagor, Nabea Wendo, Salim Sawe


This paper discusses the place of indigenous languages in the development of County Governments in Kenya. Eight counties were selected for this study; they included Meru, Bomet, Kericho, Nakuru, Baringo, Uasin Gishu, Nandi and Bungoma. The paper also highlights a model of language use as a tool of development with a close reference to the said counties. Finally, the strengths and the weaknesses of using indigenous languages in the development of selected County Governments are discussed.

AJOL African Journals Online