Nairobi County bosses move to restore order in the city – VIDEO
A sub-committee tasked with restoring order, sanity and enforcement of the law in Nairobi city has been formed.
The sub-committee, which will be led by Deputy Governor, Mr Jonathan Mueke, was unveiled on Wednesday morning at City Hall.
Other committee members are County Executive Public Service Management, Mercy Kamau, County Secretary, Dr Robert Ayisi, Chief Officer Francis Munyambu and Dr John Ntoiti who is a sub county administrator.
The new development comes just days after Governor Evans Kidero interdicted six county inspectorate officers on allegations of negligence and possible impropriety.
SANITY AND ORDER
“The sub-committee is here to stay and I will personally make sure that we have sanity and order in our city,” Mr Mueke said.
He added that all county staff responsible for enforcement will be assigned specific roles, failure to which they shall be suspended and termination process initiated.
“700 enforcement officers have already been deployed to ensure all illegal structures are brought down, while at the same time 600 hundred new inspectorate officers will be recruited in the next two weeks,” Mr Mueke said.
He further warned city residents against buying wares from hawkers as in so doing they will be liable to arrest and prosecution.
Mr Mueke also said that by the end of September, seven matatu terminus around the city will be ready and all the matatus will be moved to those location in a decongestion exercise.