Broadcasting and Telecommunications Principal Secretary Mr.Sammy Itemere (left)  and Communications Authority of Kenya (CA)  Board Chairman Mr. Ngene Gituku address golfers during the prize giving ceremony of the Nyali Golf tournament in Mombasa, which was sponsored by CA.The Authority has been sponsoring  golf tournaments at the club for the past four years. 

The Authority today sponsored a golf tournament at the Nyali Golf Course in Mombasa County, which attracted professional and amateur golfers across the golfing fraternity.

More than 150 golfers participated in the tournament with the Board of Directors and top management participating as sponsors of the event. Also present were Principal Secretaries from the ministry of Information, Communications and Technology Mr. Sammy Itemere and Eng. Victor Kyalo.

This is the fourth time in a row that the Authority is sponsoring a golf tournament at the club and comes right after a series of corporate events at the Coastal region. The events included the County ICT consumer forum dubbed Kikao Kikuu in Kwale County held on October 27 and a CSR event to handover 50 computers and other ICT accessories to Kwale Boys High School.

Addressing golfers, CA Director General Mr. Francis Wangusi said the Authority would stay on course in its mandate to provide access to and use of ICT services by all in Kenya by the year 2018.

“In deed it is worth noting that CA shall in the next one month facilitate broadband connectivity to close to 900 schools countrywide with financing from the Universal Service Fund. This support shall transform the lives of current and future students of the beneficiary institutions”, said Mr. Wangusi.

The CA Board Chairman Mr. Ngene Gituku handed over CA’s Ksh100,000 donation to the Club’s Caddies Association which deals with caddies’ welfare.

Mr. John Omo, the Authority’s Director of Legal Services, was declared the overall winner with 42 points followed by Japheth Obonyo, a member of the club who managed to garner 40 points.

The Authority sponsors three annual Golf tournaments annually and the Nyali edition was the third one this year after Vetlab and Kiambu Golf tournaments.