NAIROBI Governor Mike Sonko has assured locals that the city is on the move and he will not entertain critics.
Speaking on Sunday after an impromptu tour to various estates within Nairobi to oversee ongoing road repairs, Sonko announced that the plans are at an advanced stages to have these new bus centres operational.
“Our focus is to have functional infrastructure in Nairobi. With these new centres, we will be able to reduce the chaotic traffic congestion within Nairobi,” Sonko said.
“The construction in Railways terminus also includes fixing of the drainage system that was causing flooding during the rainy season,” Sonko added.
The City Governor also said the rehabilitation of roads outside the CBD started in Kayole estate where the City engineers have started re-carpeting the busy Matopeni Road which is crucial link road in the area.
“So far the rehabilitation of Gwasi Road. Sheikh Karume Road and Kilome Road in the CBD has been completed as we hasten our efforts to complete 20 other roads in the CBD,” he said.
The other roads set to receive a facelift in the CBD are Ukwara Road, Redile Road, Mfangano Street, Mfangano Lane, Wakulima Road, Nkuruma Lane, Monrovia Lane among others.
“I am appealing for patience from Nairobi residents as we strive to fix the dilapidated roads in Nairobi even as we wait for the financial year in order to cover all areas that are in need of our attention,”Concluded Sonko.