CAUTIONED

Youth planning to disrupt road tarmacking warned

It will pass through ADC primary school, Bulla Rig, Bulla Medina to join the Kismayu road at the Soko Ng’ombe junction

In Summary

•Garissa sub-county deputy commissioner Bernard Ole Kipury said that the security committee was aware of the plan and would not allow disruptions.

•On his part, the contractor Abdirahaman Diriye said although the project period was one year, they will try to deliver it in less than 12 months if there will no disruptions.

Garissa sub-county deputy commissioner Bernard Ole Kipury speaking after launching the shs 300 million tarmacking of the 5.7 km road from Hyuga girls’ primary school to Soko ng’ombe junction. He cautioned youths planning to disrupt tarmacking of a road in Galbet ward, Garissa Township.
WARNING Garissa sub-county deputy commissioner Bernard Ole Kipury speaking after launching the shs 300 million tarmacking of the 5.7 km road from Hyuga girls’ primary school to Soko ng’ombe junction. He cautioned youths planning to disrupt tarmacking of a road in Galbet ward, Garissa Township.
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The Garissa government has cautioned youths planning to disrupt tarmacking of Galbert ward road which is meant to spur development.

Speaking on Saturday after launching the sh 300 million tarmacking of the 5.7 km road, Garissa sub-county deputy commissioner Bernard Ole Kipury said that the security committee was aware of the plan and would not allow disruptions.

“My security team is fully aware of plans by goons made up of youth from the area to disrupt the project by extorting money from the contractor. We will not allow the project to be disrupted,” Ole Kipury said.

He advised the youth to seek manual jobs in the project, but anything else will be met with the full force of the law.

The deputy county commissioner urged residents to support the project because they are the ones to benefit.

“The road will open up businesses. Don’t be misled by those out to sabotage the project for no apparent reason other than their selfish interest,” he said.

The administrator also asked those who have encroached on the road reserve to pull down their structures and that no one will be compensated.

On his part, the contractor Abdirahaman Diriye said although the project period was one year, they will try to deliver it in less than 12 months if there will no disruptions.

“I want to appeal to area residents to cooperate with us. This a government project that will benefit us in one way or another,” Diriye said.

The road will pass through ADC primary school, Bulla Rig, Bulla Medina to join the Kismayu road at the Soko Ng’ombe junction.

 

Edited by Kiilu Damaris