Fred Kagonye a KTN news reporter yesterday highlighted the painful Ordeals the residents of Nairobi's Mukuru Kwa Njenga slums going through from illegal electricity connections.
The report was so painful cartels have hijacked the process doing shoddy work leaving many people from the slums to pay with their dear lives.
Mukuru Kwa Njenga resident identified as Joseph Ngige said that his wife perished when she was electrocuted to death as she was doing house chores. A father of four and a trained mechanic and electrician said that life took a new turn when he came from job and found the lifeless body of his wife in their house. Ngige reveals that he decided to turn to alcohol to pass time adding that he chose to be a drug addict and does not need rehabilitation.
He said that after the incidence, he swore ever again to use electricity in his life. Adding that two of his four children are in children care and the other two, he does not know where they are. “I choose when I can see them because whenever I see them they remind me of my dead wife, then I drink more" he said.
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