× Digital News Videos Opinion Special Reports Lifestyle Central Coast Eastern Nairobi North Eastern Nyanza Rift Valley Western Business News Stocks Financial Standard Africa Asia America Europe Weird News Editorial Commentary Letters Crazy World Features Entertainment Money & Careers Health & Science Sci & Tech Home & Away Generation Next Cartoon Education Pointblank Environment Travel & Destination Columns Kipkoech Tanui uReport Kiambu Murang'a Nyandarua Kirinyaga Nyeri Baringo Bomet Elgeyo Kajiado Kericho Laikipia Nakuru Nandi Narok Samburu Trans Nzoia Turkana Mombasa Kwale Kilifi Tanariver Taita Taveta Kakamega Vihiga Bungoma Busia Siaya Kisumu Homabay Migori Kisii Nyamira Nairobi Uasin Gishu West Pokot Sunday Magazine The Hague Trial Kenya @ 50 Education and Training Health and Environment Insurance and Financial Security Housing Current Affairs Humour Makau Mutua David Oginde Clay Muganda Comand Your Morning Mohamed Wehliye Wednesday Life Alexander Chagema Arts & Culture Kamotho Waiganjo Barrack Muluka Xn Iraki Urban Rights - By Steve Ouma Branding Voice KCB Fredrick Ogola Sunday Magazine Wanja Kavengi Njoki Kaigai David Oginde Ken Opalo Daisy Maritim Houghton Irungu Hustle News Group Stages Round of 16 Quarter Finals Semi Finals Finals Third Place play-offs Opinion Dr Pesa Podcasts Round Table Sepetuko Eve Woman Ramadhan Special Fact Check Correction Explainers The Standard Insider Blog E-Paper Lifestyle & Entertainment Nairobian Entertainment Eve Woman Travelog TV Stations KTN Home KTN News BTV KTN Farmers TV Radio Stations Radio Maisha Spice FM Vybez Radio Enterprise VAS E-Learning Digger Classified The Standard Group Corporate Contact Us Rate Card Vacancies DCX O.M Portal Corporate Email RMS

I will deliver on my pledges, Uhuru says as he issues title deeds to landowners

By PSCU | August 12th 2020 at 02:51:49 GMT +0300


President Uhuru Kenyatta has assured the country that he will not be derailed by politics in delivering his campaign pledges to Kenyans.

"I will deliver on my pledges. I will deliver on my promises," the President said in reference to service delivery in Nairobi.

Uhuru spoke Wednesday at KICC in Nairobi when he presided over the issuance of 2,100 title deeds to landowners in Nairobi County.

The land ownership documents were issued to residents of Kayole, Dandora, Mathare and Kariobangi estates among other neighbourhoods in the city's Eastlands area.

A further 28,000 title deeds will be issued in the next two weeks to members of Embakasi Ranching in the ongoing national titling exercise that has seen the Government issue over 5 million title deeds since 2013.

The President urged recipients of the title deeds not to be duped into disposing off their land and instead utilise the title deeds to improve their wellbeing.

"When you get your title deed, please be careful not to be cheated by little money to sell your land which you've fought for, for all these years. Keep it (title deed) and use it to help yourself, your children and your grandchildren," Uhuru told the majority elderly recipients.

On Nairobi politics, the President asked Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko to work with the Nairobi Metropolitan Service (NMS) in service delivery.

He said NMS is rolling out a comprehensive service delivery program that has seen it drill over 200 boreholes to provide free water, kick start the construction of 21 new hospitals and upgrading of access roads across the city in recent months.

Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko thanked the President for the development projects being implemented in Nairobi County by the national government through NMS.

Sonko pledged to continue working with NMS to ensure seamless service delivery in the city.

NMS Director General Maj Gen. Mohamed Abdalla Badi said his agency is committed to continue implementing the mandate given to it by the Government.

He said the title deeds being issued to landowners in Nairobi will help unlock the city's business and investment potential.

The event was attended by Lands PS Dr Nicholas Muraguri and Nairobi Regional Coordinator Kang'ethe Thuku among other senior Government officials.

President Uhuru Kenyatta Titledeeds
Share this story

Read More