President Uhuru Kenyatta is happy with the Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) 100-days achievements and for its efforts in improving service delivery in Nairobi and its catchment.
Mr Kenyatta was also happy and showed his satisfaction with the progress made by NMS in implementing the directives he gave to the new agency at its launch on 18th March this year.
“I issued several directives to NMS to achieve within the 100 days, which period ended on Saturday, 28th, June this year.
“The directives were aimed at enhancing service provision in the areas of waste collection and disposal, water and sanitation, housing and urban development, transport and public works.
“I am satisfied that the directives for the first 100 days have been implemented in earnest,” he said.
Speaking at Harambee House in Nairobi before touring the city to witness the ongoing development projects, he challenged the NMS to demonstrate that Nairobi can be a model of post Covid-19 national recovery strategy,
“I challenge NMS to demonstrate that Nairobi can be the model of our Post Covid-19 National Recovery Strategy,” President Kenyatta told NMS top leadership led by Director General Mohammed Badi.
While submitting his performance report, the NMS boss Major General Badi assured President Kenyatta Head of his determination to transform Nairobi into a smart city by fully implementing its broad mandate.
“On re-carpeting of CBD roads, NMS has completed 30 percent of all the roads and is using Kazi Mtaani initiative.
“To this end, NMS has engaged our youth in drainage clearing, waste management and rehabilitation of roads,” DG Badi said, adding that street families provide the bulk of the labour force for the ongoing construction of Grogan Road.