Nairobi City subjected to grim environment
05 July 2016, 18:32
Nairobi – Residents in
Nairobi City are being subjected to grim environment where the city is plagued
with open manholes, heaps of garbage and raw sewerage seeping out damaged
According to Standard
Media the city is also suffering from an increasing number of street children
Staffers at Standard
Media said they witnessed a street child throwing an object with bedbugs into a
Mercedes Benz when the driver declined to give him something.
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However Governor Evans
Kidero said that it is the national government to ensure that street children return
to their families.
“The issue of street
families is not a Nairobi problem, the city does not breed street families.
They come from all over the country,” Kidero said.
of Trade Unions Secretary General, Francis Atwol has also said they have been
pushing for the sewage problem to be sorted out but as of yet, nothing has been
Often what happens is
that the city is only cleaned up by county officials when governors have
scheduled tours of the city.
Already this week it
was reported that residents of Nairobi and Kisumu counties are drinking water
contaminated with antiretrovirals (ARVs) and pain killers.
A study conducted by
University of Eldoret and Ghent University, Belgium established water in these
two counties contain compounds used in ARVs, antibiotics, hormones and