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[PHOTOS] Uhuru launches dam, issues 14,000 titles in Kiambu

Uhuru urged Kenyans to elect leaders who have the country's best interest at heart.

In Summary

• The dam cost Sh24 billion, a Vision 2030 flagship project started in 2019 with joint funding from the Governments of Kenya and China.

• The head of state also visited Kamangu Primary School grounds in Kikuyu, Kiambu County to preside over the issuance of 14,000 title deeds to area residents.

Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
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President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday commissioned the Karimenu II Dam in Gatundu North, Kiambu County.

The dam cost Sh24 billion, a Vision 2030 flagship project started in 2019 with joint funding from the Governments of Kenya and China.

Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
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The 59-metre high dam occupying 600 acres of land will supply 70 million litres of water daily to close to 1 million residents of Gatundu, Juja, Ruiru and parts of Nairobi City.

Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
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The head of state also visited Kamangu Primary School grounds in Kikuyu, Kiambu County to preside over the issuance of 14,000 title deeds to area residents.

Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
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After launching, Uhuru urged Kenyans to be careful not to elect a leader who does not have the country's best interest at heart.

Uhuru said Kenyans should not bungle their future at the last minute by voting in a thug.

Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
Karimenu II Dam that was launched by president Uhuru kenyata in Gatundu North Constituency on Monday, August 1,2022.
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"Restrain yourselves from electing a thief, I don't want to hear you crying and regretting. There are people who have funny stories but they are as sweet as honey and so convincing, but they are poison," he said.

Uhuru Kenyatta during the launch of Karimenu II Dam on Monday, August 1,2022.
Uhuru Kenyatta during the launch of Karimenu II Dam on Monday, August 1,2022.
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14,000 title deeds that were issued to Kikuyu, are residents by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
14,000 title deeds that were issued to Kikuyu, are residents by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
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Kikuyu residents durinhg the issuance of 14,000 title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
Kikuyu residents durinhg the issuance of 14,000 title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
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Kikuyu residents durinhg the issuance of 14,000 title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
Kikuyu residents durinhg the issuance of 14,000 title deeds by President Uhuru Kenyatta in Kiambu County on Monday, August 1,2022.
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