Posted on: September 18, 2020 Posted by: Fridah Okachi Comments: 0

The ongoing re-carpeting of  Kinyajui road to Satellite  has raised mixed reaction to the residents of Dagoreti from the post on Dagoretti South  Watch Facebook page by Julius Gitonga,who is the ward security attached to Dagoretti South member of parliament Honorable John Kiarie for the  perfect lobbying.

Julius Gitonga went ahead to attach the photos showing the good job that is taking place.

Mtaani Radio fact checking desk dug deep to understand who takes the credit on the ongoing construction.

It is true that the construction is ongoing but under  the Nairobi metropolitan services (NMS) which is in the plans to complete re-carpeting and tarmacking king of roads in the city center and surrounding areas by December.

The Link below id the audio of Riruta MCA Kiriba Kariuki.

https://youtu.be/HSXIjgEXTXA

 

The project is done by Kenya urban roads authority (KURA) that recently announced it would begin upgrading 408 kilometres of roads in the capital’s informal settlements before the end of this month.

The Sh5.8 billion projects, which the NMS is part of, is expected to take advantage of the new asphalt plant.

Most roads in the city’s informal settlements get muddy when it rains and dusty during drought.

NMS has been carrying out an ambitious infrastructural project aimed at changing the face of the city.

However,the pictures used are old images which were taken in August  during President Uhuru Kenyatta’s launch of the construction of Muthua medical center  in Uthiru.

This story was produced by Fridah Okachi at Mtaani newsroom in partnership with Code for Africa’s iLAB data journalism programme, with support from Deutsche Welle Akademie’.