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World Bank Releases US300 Million For Towns’ Upgrading In 45 Counties

Kajiado News Update

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We are bold in presenting our news as we move to all Maa counties across the country.

The government has begun rolling out its urban programme of upgrading towns to municipalities in 45 counties across the country.

From Left County Assembly Speaker Johnson Osoi, Governor JosephLenku and his deputy Martin Moshisho.

The program under the sub heading; ‘Kenyan Support Program’ is funded by World Bank to the tune of US1 billion will be spread across 45 counties except Nairobi and Mombasa.

A director of administration in the state department of housing and urban development, Mabeya Mogaka, made the announcement in a telephone interview with County Press.

Mogaka, who had just had just concluded his tour of Kajiado where he went to meet with governor Joseph Lenku said, the programme which started last October will see the upgrading of Kajiado and Ngong towns in to municipalities.

“I have had fruitful talks with governor Lenku and assured him his that Ngong and Kajiado have met all the requirements set by the World Bank to qualify for upgrading. Kajiado has qualified to get the first Sh20 million for institutional and capacity building for the officers on the ground to be able to kick-start the rolling of upgrading programme,” said Mogaka.

He said Kenya has already been allocated US300 dollars out of the US1 billion set aside to kick-start the process.

The director said under the programme, Ngong will be receiving Sh215 million while Kajiado will receive Sh50 million annually.

“I have just met Lenku and he has assured me that his county government has set up boards, appointed managers and opened an account in readiness of the money to be released next week,” said Mogaka.

The World Bank programme, he said, will run up to 2023. Kajiado is the first county among the 45 counties countrywide to rollout the programme.

The money, he said will be used in upgrading amenities to the standards requirement set by the World Bank.

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