- Saudi Arabia and Germany promise to provide employment to Kenyans
- Nairobi Governor says county well prepared before the approaching El Nino rains
- The Programme targets the over 6.5 Millions Kenyans living in slums and informal settlements.
Speaking at the Langata Deliverance Church in Nairobi, on Sunday, President Ruto has assured Kenyans the plan to eradicate slums is progressing well .
“I want to give my promise that in the next ten years, the Kibera shanty town will be a town with respectable houses,” said President Ruto.
Additionally the President says the Housing Project also aims to create employment opportunities apart from moving people from slums to decent housing.
President ruto says the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Saudi Arabia and Germany are some of the countries that have promised to provide employment to Kenyans in various fields.
Nairobi leaders grace the same event
Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja speaking at the same event says Ruto’s leadership has raised the image of Kenya and Africa around the world
“When we were at the meeting of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA) in New York recently, many Leaders of Nations and governments were determined to meet Dr Ruto. This is a clear indication that the status of our country is increasing worldwide,” said Governor Sakaja.
The Nairobi county boss has assured Nairobians the work to repair the sewage system is ongoing before the approaching El Nino rains.
“As a county, we are prepared to face the challenges that may arise because of the approaching El Nino rain,” said Governor Sakaja.
Embakasi North Member of Parliament James Gakuya said the Housing Project will provide employment to thousands of young people, saying the time has come for leaders to give the project the weight it deserves.
The plan aims at creating a new generation of homeowners.