In Summary

  • Concerns raised over high consumption of illicit alcohol in Kayole.
  • Area MP Benjamin Gathiru to lead the crackdown on illicit brews.


Kayole residents in Embakasi Central sub-county have now raised concerns over the spread and consumption of illicit brew in the area.
According to the residents many youths are into alcohol which is now becoming a threat to the  young generation.

“It’s alcohol from morning hours to evening hours most of that are illicit brews and wines and spirits that are being sold in different outlets in estate.The crackdown should be entrenched and first focused on illegal wine and spirits outlets that readily avail these alcohol to the young people.If that is not taken care of then it will be difficult deal with this menace,” David Njoroge a resident said.

“It should taken care of promptly before it’s late our officers here are in their pockets and actually does nothing in dealing with it.They should be transferred and new officers who are serious with their job to take over.Nairobi County Government Should also stop issuing carelessly the liquor licences and those misusing their licences be revoked.” Ken Demba another resident said.

Reaction From Area MP

Meanwhile the area Member of Parliament Benjamin Gathiru alias Mejja Donk has warned the perpetrators that their days are numbered.

Speaking after leading a multi-agency crackdown Gathiru says he will not sit down and watch youths messing their lives consuming illicit alcohol.
“Those behind illicit brews will have face full wrath of the law we can’t sit down and watch our youths messing that way.We shall not have a country so if you know you are alcohol dealer in Kayole Central please do the right thing don’t kill our generation.” He said.
In the recent raids several dens were shut down  with some alcohol paddlers dealers escaping the dragnet.

September 7, 2023

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