Mombasa residents demo over port lease standoff
SEE ALSO :Drugs, fake money and wanted tycoonKPA has 53 per cent stake in KNSL while MSC carries 47 per cent. President of the Mombasa Youth Assembly (MYA) Ali Sudi Ali, yesterday asked the legislators to rescind their decision to oppose the Government plan to ensure youths get jobs lined up in the blue economy sector. "Our leaders are already in the know over the economic benefits arising out of harnessing the blue economy. We do not see the need to block efforts geared towards empowering the many jobless youths," Mr Ali Sudi Ali. Ali presented a petition to the office of Mvita MP and chairman of the Public Investment Committee (PIC) Mr Abdulswamad Nassir, after the street demonstration. Coast legislators led by Nassir and Mombasa senator Mohamed Faki recently demanded that the running of the Sh27billion (second) terminal be subjected to an international tender.
SEE ALSO :How rich criminals buy police protectionThe MPs claimed the Government leasing deal was shrouded in secrecy and asked for a thorough public participation to be conducted before leasing.
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