Earlier today, the President, the Deputy President and the Council of Governor's chairperson led other leaders in a ground breaking ceremony for Ugatuzi Towers which has been estimated to be about ksh. 5 billions.Ground breaking ceremony. Twitter.
This sparked mixed reactions among Kenyans who have come out to continually question the essence of setting up a skyscraper offices at times when Kenyans are struggling to mitigate the Corona virus pandemic.Uhuru, Ruto and Oparanya at the event. (Courtesy. Photo)
Latest to fault this move is the former Mandera County senator Billow Kerrow. He has questioned why the government would prioritize building offices at the expense of providing services to it's citizens who are barely surviving.Billow Kerrow. Photo. Twitter.
'With nearly 20 million sq M of unutilised office space in the city, why would governors splash sh. 5 billions building Ugatuzi skyscrapers in the city to house their offices amidst the Covid crisis? Poor Kenyans lives are no longer a priority in this country. What a tragedy.' posed Billow.
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