HOMELESS

[PHOTOS] Kariobangi residents left homeless as houses demolished

Atleast 5000 families have been affected.

In Summary

• It is alleged that the land had been sold illegally.

•Tobin Simba, a resident who is was left homeless, expressed his frustration saying with nowhere to go during this global Covid-19 pandemic, he fears for his children's well being.

At least 5,000 families have been left homeless following demolitions in Kariobangi North, Nairobi. See story https://bit.ly/35w7HVT

At least 5,000 families have been left homeless following demolitions in Kariobangi North, Nairobi.

Residents said they woke up on Monday morning to find their homes being brought down without any prior notice.

It is alleged that the land had been sold illegally.

 

Tobin Simba, a resident who is was left homeless, expressed his frustration saying with nowhere to go during this global Covid-19 pandemic, he fears for his children's well being.

Demolitions in Kariobangi North on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Demolitions in Kariobangi North on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY

He said, the previous night there was activity, but they were assured that only the road next to their houses would be affected.

"We have nowhere to go. If we had been notified earlier, we wouldn't be here," exasperated Tobin told the Star.

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Demolitions in Kariobangi North on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Demolitions in Kariobangi North on Monday, May 4, 2020.
Image: DOUGLAS OKIDDY