In his speech as he presided over the inspection of the ongoing construction of the affordable houses at Mukuru in Nairobi county today on October 3rd, President William Ruto lauded the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) for recovering a piece of land that had previously been grabbed.
The Head of State who was championing the need for the Government to have as much public land as possible availed for the effectiveness of the affordable housing project revealed that one of the pieces of land on which affordable houses will be built at Mukuru had been previously grabbed.
Without mentioning their names the President said that the land grabbers were the usual land grabbers in the city
"I want to appreciate EACC for recovering this land. This land had been illegally grabbed by some people.
It had initially been grabbed by the usual notorious people and I want to congratulate EACC for recovering it so that we may use it for developing of the social and low-cost housing here in Nairobi," he said.
The President also said that the Ministries of Housing and that of Land had been merged for smooth implementation of the affordable housing project.
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