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I own land that is on a road reserve: Sonko - 6 months ago, 9 Aug 09:51

By: Collins Omulo

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has lent his support to ongoing demolitions by the National Environment Management Authority (Nema), saying that even he is not exempt from ongoing efforts to restore public land.

The county boss says he will ensure that all property built on waterways, road reserves and riparian land is demolished.

“Even myself, there is a land I bought in Buru Buru. About an acre of that land is part of road access and we shall start by demolishing that wall. It does not matter how well connected you are, if you have built on a road reserve or water ways, that structure has to go down,” said Sonko on Thursday.

Sonko vowed to reclaim all grabbed land and public utilities in the devolved unit, warning that any county or Nema officials who have conspired with grabbers to approve building plans on public utilities will be prosecuted alongside suspected grabbers.

He also went ...
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