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Governor Sonko slams Waititu over riparian land remarks

14th August, 2018

Nairobi Governor, Mike Mbuvi Sonko has fired back at his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu over remarks he made over the weekend on the ongoing property demolition in Nairobi.

Waititu is opposed to the ongoing demolition of building put up on riparian and public land

On Sunday, Waititu termed the ongoing exercise as a big loss of resources to investors advising the concerned authorities to focus on diverting course of the rivers instead of demolishing structures.

Waititu has been trending on social media for suggesting that instead of bringing down buildings worth billions of shillings, the Nairobi regeneration team should consider moving the river, sentiments that have since not gone well with the Nairobi county boss.

Sonko since took to social media to express his displeasure on how his Kiambu counterpart is meddling into the county affairs telling him to keep off.

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has asked his Kiambu counterpart Ferdinand Waititu, once a close ally, to keep off the city county’s affairs, particularly the ongoing demolition of buildings on riparian land.