MCA Demands the County to Return Trolleys Confiscated From Traders

The Huruma Ward MCA Peter Chomba requested for a statement from the leader of government business in the County Assembly of Uasin Gishu on why the county law enforcers are still holding on the trolleys collected from traders. Chomba said this had denied the traders of whom many are youths their only source of income. Chomba pointed out that most of the trolleys being held had been donated by an NGO to the youths through an empowerment program. Therefore, they must be released to the owners who are now jobless.

Busy Eldoret Street

Eldoret Town Plagued By Matatu Menace

Fellow matatu operators who still operate from the legal terminus are counting loses as passengers have followed the roadside bus/matatus stages.

The most affected routes include the Western Kenya/KPA/Huruma stage which the matatus have resorted to pick and drop their passengers along Uganda Road as far as Petre Shah and Kogo Plaza buildings. Matatus plying the Pioneer – Langas – Kapsabet route have also abandoned their Sossian stage to pack along the road near the Sosiani river bridge. This is posing more danger to other road users especially the private vehicle owners.

MCAs Raise Concern Over Lack of Policy Framework in Management of Boreholes

Ali regretted that per the latest released statistics by Water Resources Management Authority (WARMA), the population in the county with reasonable access to water is just 42% although about 90% of the population access to water is within 2 km radius.

He noted that it is necessary for the county government through the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources to come up with a policy that will ensure efficient supply of water from the said boreholes.