The Star (Nairobi)

18 April 2014

Kenya: Ngilu Warns Contractors

Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu has said her ministry will only work with contractors who can deliver their projects within the stipulated time.

Ngilu said that her ministry has enough money that will be used to spur development in various parts of the country.

"In my ministry I have enough money to bring development in the country but I will only work with contractors who can deliver projects before the agreed time." She said.

Speaking on Wednesday at Kaptebwo estate in Nakuru town during the ground breaking ceremony for housing projects and street lighting worth 758 million, Ngilu said that the projects aims at eradicating slums in the town.

She further said that the Jubilee government remains committed in improving the living condition of all Kenyans.

"This project will help us eradicate poverty in this town as well as improve their lives because that is what our government is committed to do," she said.

Ngilu also said that once the multimillion projects will be completed it will help create employment for the locals residents as well as reduces cases of insecurity in the area.

She also urged the local residents to provide oversight to the projects once they commence saying she will not tolerate any of the projects to stall or exceed past the given time.

The cabinet secretary also said that similar project will soon be rolled out on other counties as part of the government of improving sanitation and housing in the country.

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