County and national governments on spot over plight of Solai residents

Both National and Nakuru county goverments are on spot after residents of Solai Nyakinyua village accused the two levels over delayed promises after the residents were hit by tragedy of Nyaru Dam. The dam which developed a big hole at the center and swallowed its water that left huge fault lines that are upto date widening. Nakuru County Disaster Management Ann Njenga who visited the site on 5th February this year said that ten families had no choice other than relocating and promised that the County Government would chip in…

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10 families to be evacuated as another Solai dam develops huge cracks,fault lines

The county government of Nakuru has revealed that 10 families will be evacuated in Solai Nyakinyua village in Subukia Sub County to avert disaster from Nyaru dam which developed huge cracks and fault lines. The locals have been depending on the dam for their farming activities. Speaking on Wednesday after visiting the area,Nakuru County Chief Officer for disaster management Ann Njenga said, “After consultations with Geologists and engineers, they have resolved to evacuate Ten families where the fault line cuts”. The Chief officer adding that there might be extra areas…

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Nakuru County responds after 3 die of Malaria

Nakuru County Health CECM Dr.Gichuki Kariuki has called on residents of Solai to visit health facilities in the area for Malaria checkup. Addressing media following reports of malaria cases that have led to 3 lives lost in the area, the CECM said frequent checkups is the only solution. While admitting that the 3 succumbed to malaria, Dr.Gichuki termed the case as unfortunate stating that had the patients visited health facilities on noting the first symptoms they could have been saved. “We urge residents for Solai and Nakuru as a whole…

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Nakuru MCA releases his two-years transformation report card

Peter Mbae

Kabazi Ward MCA Dr.Peter Mbae has released his two years transformation Report card as a way of ensuring he is accountable to the people of Kabazi who elected him in 2017 General elections. Mbae holds a PHD in Peace and Conflict Studies at the Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Kakamega besides having masters in Mass Communication. Speaking to this writer just ten days after releasing the report, the vocal Nakuru county assembly member says the report will serve as his accountability statement to the people. While reiterating that…

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Nakuru MCA freed on Sh200,000 bond

A Nakuru court has set free Kabazi member of county assembly Peter Mbae on Sh200,000 bond in the case of incitement to violence, malicious damage of property and arson following chaos in Solai, Nakuru County. The MCA and eight others had been arrested after the Wednesday incident after police engaged residents in running battles following the cancellation of a meeting between Solai Dam victims and Kenya Human Rights commission members. Mr Mbae’s eight co-accused were also released on the same term in court on Friday. Nakuru Senior Resident Magistrate Yvonne…

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Nakuru MCA arrested over Solai fracas

Kabazi MCA Dr. Peter Mbae and other two people were on Wednesday arrested and taken to DCI Nakuru offices for questioning over fracas that was witnessed in Solai. The MCA together with officials from Kenya Human Rights commission led by George Kegoro were to have a meeting in Solai Nyakinyua over compensation of victims of the Solai dam tragedy. However the meeting was called off by Rongai Deputy County Commissioner terming it illegal. Earlier in the day the MCA had claimed his life was in danger and that certain people…

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