Kinyanjui: Kiamunyi, Lanet, Mawanga estates to reap big once Nakuru becomes City

Nakuru residents have okayed the Nakuru Municipality to become Kenya’s fourth City. At the same time, Governor Lee Kinyanjui has hinted of the expansion of the City-to-be boundaries to include adjacent estates. He highlighted estates like Kiamunyi, Lanet and Mawanga that would ultimately benefit from the development funding set aside for Nakuru City. In September 2017, the Cabinet approved the elevation of Nakuru and Eldoret municipalities to Cities.He was speaking on Tuesday when he received a public participation report on the envisaged City status. The City status ad-hoc committee chairman…

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Legislators oppose ‘speedy’ elevation of Nakuru to City

The process of elevating Nakuru to city may hit a snag after Nakuru legislators caucus presented a report that indirectly rejects the process which they term as pure public relation. The report that was on Monday presented to the ad-hoc committee that is collecting views from members of the public on city status process cited various issues that are yet to be addressed before Nakuru can gain the city status. According to Nakuru legislators, Nakuru still faces challenges of storm water drainage, solid waste management, lack of proper cemetery and…

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Street traders and hawkers want elevation of Nakuru to city held back for 8 years

Members of the Nakuru Street Traders and Hawkers Association-NSTHA have opposed the elevation of Nakuru Municipality to City status. Through a memorandum presented on Monday to the Ad Hoc Committee on elevation of Nakuru to city status, the NSTHA members led by their chairman Simon Ole Nasieku they are a worried lot that the cost implications of city will entrench poverty and unemployment syndrome. The members have also raised an issue of fearing eviction from their current business operation areas. They cited the county government report LHPP/DCU/VOL 1 2018 on…

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