Residents Petition County Over Development Issues

Residents sign petitions that were presented to Kajiado County Governmnet to solve issues of concern.Photo/ Obegi Malack

By Obegi Malack

Kajiado North and West residents have petitioned the Kajiado County Government on issues they want to be quickly addressed.

In Ngong ward, residents of Ngong called for  relocation of the Mathare dumpsite which is  a health hazard.

In the petition signed by number of residents they want the dumpsite land to be used for recreation purposes and the relocated or converted to recycling plant to create employment to Kajiado people.

In a letter addressed to the area MCA Robert Sungura  they want revenue generated from Ngong town to be used to relocate the dumpsite because it has also affected school going children who scavenge for valuables.

The Public Health Act cap 242 (116) demands that local authorities (counties) maintain cleanness and prevent nuisances.

The people living with disability had also written a petition do demand recognition by the County Government and National Government to be involved in development issues so that they can be employed.

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