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Kenya’s new investment destination.

Byflorence wairimu

Sep 4, 2020

The government is progressively working round the clock to position Kajiado County as an attractive investment destination for local and foreign investors and improve its appeal as one of the best cosmopolitan settlements.

Interior Cabinet Secretary, Dr Fred Matiang’i has affirmed that security agencies won’t rest easy until tensions and inter-communal conflicts in some areas along the county’s boarder are conclusively addressed.

Speaking during security meeting with government administrators from the county on Thursday, CS described the county as one of Kenya’s ‘microsm’ and later on directed the security teams to step up collaboration with other stakeholders and explore avenues toward finding long lasting solution to security issues recently reported in the area.

“Kajiado is among few counties that are completely cosmopolitan and we have Kenyans from every corner of our country. There have been some incidents along the border involving Kiambu and Makueni, but I assure residents that we in security sector will do everything humanly possible to ensure this place remains peaceful and stable,” he said.

He also divulged that national government will hold a special consultative meeting with the county government of Kajiado with a view to tackling the underlying challenges in anticipation of potential inflows of investment.

CS for Health, Mutahi Kagwe, commended NGAOs for their sustained support in the war against Covid-19 in the county in which the first case of disease in the country was reported. On the other hand CS for Environment Keriako Tobiko lauded administrators for their efforts in environmental management in Rift valley which he said that it is the most threatened by forest encroachment through felling of trees and charcoal burning.

The county has been grappling with challenges in solid management but Governor Joseph Ole Lenku divulged that the two levels of government are working on modalities to conclude the relocations of Ngong dumping site to the proposed alternative land fill.

Dr. Matiang’i declared operationalization of Oloililai sub-county as part of government’s efforts to decentralize security and citizen services. They later conducted an inspection tour of priority infrastructure projects in the county. They were accompanied by IG Hillary Mutyambai and several elected leaders from the county.

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