Viwandani Residents Fault Kenya Power After Power Disconnection
Residents in in Viwandani slums in Makadara Constituency are an angry lot after Kenya Power disconnected all electricity in the area on Tuesday.
In a heated operation that ended yesterday, Kenya Power officials, left the area in total darkness with officials claiming its lit with illegal power connections.
According to Viwandani ward manager Francis Omoro Okongo, Kenya Power ought to have spared those using tokens saying there are cartels within Kenya Power who have been collecting money from residents.
‘‘Whenever we have a blackout here Kenya Power officials are the same individuals who repair these transformers .. it’s shocking that they are now saying all of this is lit by mulika mwizi.’’ Omoro said.
Meanwhile Kariobangi residents living in Darfur area have defied Kenya Power and reconnected all power lines that were disconnected.
The crackdown on illegal power connections in Nairobi started at Mukuru Kwa Njenga slums which was the most infiltrated and it is expected to continue county wide.