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Francis Atwoli: Road signage row heads to court

NATIONAL
By James Wanzala | June 24th 2021

The first two signs were destroyed by unknown people. [Faith Chemtai, Standard]

The row surrounding the renaming of a road in Kileleshwa, Nairobi, to bear the name of Central Organisation of Trade Unions (Cotu) boss Francis Atwoli has landed in court.

The county government renamed Dik Dik Road to honour the Cotu secretary-general for his efforts to fight for the rights of workers.

The action has generated a lot of heat with the new signage being removed and burnt twice by unknown people.

And now, Dik Dik Residents Association has moved to the High Court in Nairobi to oppose the renaming of the road after Atwoli. The case will be mentioned on September 21.

Dik Dik Residents Association has moved to the High Court. [Faith Chemtai, Standard]

The court certified the petition the residents filed through Litoro & Omwebu Advocates on June 8 as urgent.

On June 16, the court ordered fast-tracking of the process to have respondents served and for them to file their responses before the case is mentioned.

The petitioners said renaming the road was illegal. [Faith Chemtai, Standard]

The case filed by three residents, officials of the Dik Dik Residents Association, Nairobi Deputy Governor Anne Kananu, Roads, Public Works And Transport executive and Atwoli are the respondents.

The petitioners said renaming the road was illegal since there was no gazette notice to that effect. 

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