Tussle ensues over reclamation of ocean land at Makupa

An office complex which has been built on the reclaimed Kibarani dumpsite in Mombasa. Beneficiaries of illegal land allocations in the area have been ordered to surrender it. PHOTO | FILE| NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Committee chairman Kareke Mbiuki expressed shock at the wanton encroachment of the sea.
  • But the county's Environment Executive Godfrey Nato said they are trying to find a solution to the crucial matter.
  • Tycoons who are believed to be politically connected are among players who have encroached the sea.

A tussle has ensued between different national government agencies and the Mombasa County government over wanton reclamation of the Indian Ocean at the Makupa Causeway in Kibarani.

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