POLLUTERS WITHIN NBI RIVER PUT ON ALERT
Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary, Mr. Keriako Tobiko has directed NEMA to up it’s game in the rehabilitation and restoration of the Nairobi Rivers ecosystem.
The CS noted that, individuals and Government entities have been involved in discharging waste in the river and will not be spared in the on-going crackdown.
The Ministry of Environment and Forestry under the Urban Rivers Restoration Program, has been undertaking the clean up exercise which involves removal of solid waste and re-afforestation.
The CS made the remarks when he made a conducted tour in Dagoretti, Kileleshwa, Westlands and Langata areas to inspect the clean up exercise.
He was accompanied by Chairman, NEMA Board of management, Mr. John Konchella, Director General,Prof. Geoffrey Wahungu and senior officials from his Ministry, led by Secretary Administration Joel Kitili, Director Urban Rivers Restoration Mr. Erick Akotsi, among other stakeholders.
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