Mike Sonko: These buildings will also come down

A bulldozer demolishing the South End Mall on Lang'ata road in Nairobi on August 8, 2018. Governor Mike Sonko has said more illegal buildings will be demolished. PHOTO | SALATON NJAU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Mr Sonko said he is prepared to be a one-term governor but leave a legacy than entertain grabbing of public land.
  • He said his stand make make him an enemy of a few rich people but insisted he is prepared to deal with them.
  • The governor recalled that he was blamed for floods in Nairobi but it was later established that people had built on sewer lines.

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has expressed his support for the ongoing demolitions of buildings which were illegally erected, saying that he will ensure that all properties built on waterways, road reserves and riparian land are demolished.

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