Kisii county residents have been assured of a faster road construction before the end of May as the county gears to hosting the Madaraka day this year.
Speaking iin Kisii the National Highway Roads construction Authority (KENHA) and Kenya Roads Urban Construction Authority (KERRA) officials after meeting the Governor James Ongwae assured of a speedy workflow of the roads under construction.
Peter Mundinia, Director General KEHNA said that their numerous trips to the county will be to ensure the projects are complete before the said date.
“We are giving support to the county government as a way of ensuring smooth flow of events on Madaraka day.
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He added that they are working together as agencies to ensure work is completed on good time for the benefit of the area residents.
Some of the projects they are working on include Kisii -Ikebana road, Kisii- Ahero road which are two major roads which should be complicated by 15th May.
KERRA will handle mostly roads away from the town and ensure roads are accessible.
Among them are Menyinkwa -Iterio road. And others within Kisii town including Nyamataro -Daraja Moja, Kisii town -Menyinkwa and Nyanchwa and access to Gusii stadium where the main event will take place.
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Kipchumba Kimeli from (KERRA) said they are also working on maintance of Kisii -Sotik road, Kisii -Nyamira road and as well as other roads within Kisii town by installing street lighting.
“We have mobilized all state agencies to ensure roads are ready and make Madaraka day a success, ” he said.
At the same time the Kisii county assembly Speaker David Kombo has said the assembly has already approved a supplementary budget to ensure work is done in time.