- "Captain Ruto is open to work and ensure the people of Mombasa benefit from the port," the governor said.
- He added that the Captain has an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in Mombasa.
Managing Director of the Kenya Ports Authority Captain William Ruto on Friday paid a courtesy call to Mombasa Governor Abdulswamad Sheriff.
They discussed various issues including the decongestion of the marshalling yards in Mombasa for long-haul cargo trucks coming in and out of the county.
"We shall look into creating a central point where they to offload cargo or onboard thus reducing traffic," Abdulswamad said in a tweet.
The two also discussed the heavy traffic experienced at the Likoni Ferry and explored different ways in which the county government can collaborate with KPA to ensure clear passage of motorists and pedestrians.
They also talked about the operations in the Port of Mombasa.
"Captain Ruto is open to work and ensure the people of Mombasa benefit from the port," the governor said.
He added that the Captain has an illustrious career spanning over 20 years in Mombasa.
Captain Ruto, who was appointed as the new managing director of KPA last week by Transport CS Kipchumba Murkomen, reported to work on Monday.
He took over from John Mwangemi, who was the acting MD.
Until this appointment, he was the General Manager of the Kisumu Port.