The National Government has this Tuesday 25th Feb 2020 taken over the Nairobi County government.
According to a press released by State House Spokesperson Kanze Dena, Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko and Devolution Cabinet Secretary Eugene Wamalwa together with H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta, signed an agreement that will the National Government take over the Nairobi County government.
The signing of the deal was witnessed by the Speaker of the Senate, Hon. Kenneth Lusaka and the Attorney General Paul Kihara.
This comes after keys services to Nairobians had come to a halt due to alleged corruption cases facing Sonk.
The National Government will be overseeing the following functions within the Nairobi County:
- County Health services
- County Transport services
- County Public Works, Utilities and Ancillary services
- County Government Planning and Development
The decision to take over Nairobi County government by the National Government was reached at basing on to Article 187 of the Constitution.