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All Kiambu houses to be audited, says inspectorate

Kiambu County has been identified as a potential disaster zone in terms of faulty buildings that do not meet set standards.

Secretary in-charge of National building inspectorate department at the Ministry of Lands and Urban Housing Moses Nyakiogora said the county has become a disaster zone, saying many buildings have collapsed.

He singled out Ruiru, Ruaka and Juja where collapsed buildings have endangered lives of many residents.

Nyakiogora said his ministry in conjunction with the county government and National Construction Authority will embark on an audit that will see all complete and buildings under construction tested to authenticate their suitability.