Joho warns newly sworn in environmental CEC against garbage

Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho with outgoing Transport and infrastructure CEC Tawfiq Balala during the swearing in ceremony. A vacuum has been left at the county after the entire cabinet was sent packing PHOTO COURTESY

Mombasa,KENYA:Mombasa governor Ali Hassan Joho has ordered newly sworn in environmental CEC Godfrey Nyongesa Nato and his housing and planning counterpart Edward Dzila Nyale to immediately tackle the gabbage and drainage issues respectively .

Speaking during the swearing in ceremony of the CECs, Joho warned the newly sworn in county executives that laxity shall not be allowed, any under shall lead to removal of office.

“You have a lot garbage to clear in this town,when we were vetting you, you told us how you will bring sanity and order to this county” Joho said

Garbage has been a major challenge that was used by Joho’s opponents during the campaign season.
In May following heavy rains floods engulfed several Mombasa surburbs owing to poor drainage.
The floods were blamed on an outbreak of Dengue fever.

The total number of officer to be sworn in were ten but three are yet to be vetted and will soon be sworn.

Those sworn in were, Twafiq Mohamed Balala- Transport and infrastructure, Kevin Munywoki Kyalo- Youth and gender, Godfrey Nyongesa Nato- Enviroment, Edward Dzila Nyale- Lands planning and housing, Jemutai Koitaba- Health and Mariam Abdillahi Mbaruki who was given the the finance docket.

There  faces  include Hassan Mwamtoa who was Awiti’s running mate in the gubernatorial race of the August polls, Fawz Rashid a board member of the Coast general hospital and Seth Orongo who is a lecturer at the University of Nairobi.