Kilif, KENYA: President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to commission the tarmacking of Bamba-Kilifi road that has reportedly been in a poor state for 54 years since independence.
President Uhuru assured the residents of Kilifi County that the construction of the road will begin soon this year and will be commissioned immediately after the opening of Mariakani-Bamba road.
The Mariakani-Bamba road construction begun late last year and is said to be nearing completion.
Addressing people during a public Baraza in the county over the weekend, President Kenyatta said he is working hard to make sure that he fulfills his manifesto to the people.
“I have always said that my aim is to deliver to the satisfaction of Kenyans, that has always been and will always be my passion, making sure every Kenyan enjoys the national cake of development.” said the president.
He added that the construction of the road is set to open up the doors of development and business for the people living in the area.
“There are three pillars that determine leadership. First, the people need to know how they will eat, secondly they need to know what they will do for a living and third they need to know how they will educate their children, and that’s what we are working upon to fulfill.” Said President Uhuru.
During his tour, president Uhuru Kenyatta also commissioned streets lights at Mavueni after officially opening the Kilifi-Kaloleni Road.
He also assured the people of Kilifi that he will bring them title deeds.
“The solution to land problems in Kilifi and coast a whole will not be solved by going to court, the only solution to it is issuing tittle deeds to squatters, and I will be doing that soon,” said president Kenyatta.