The Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) envisions building a globally competitive metropolis and supports the development of an interconnected, sustainable dynamic economy. – By Meshack Makau.
NMS which came into existence in March 18 supports the growth of the Nairobi Metropolitan Region into a world class African metropolis through the design and implementation of critical urban services including transport, storm water management, street lighting and disaster management, sanitation and solid waste management.
Residents in Nairobi and its environs praised the progress works by NMS boss Major General Mohammed Badi and his team.
“This is what we want. Service to the people and we are happy that generali is blessing us with these projects.” said Mark Mwangi.
NMS has so far drilled over 52 boreholes within Nairobi metropolitan area.
Mukuru Kwa Ruben has also seen transformations with NMS upgrading roads, drilling boreholes.
Sarah, a resident said the water has enabled her to prepare clean meals at a cheaper cost.
“Earlier residents would buy 20-water-litter jerrican for Ksh20 but the custom has changed and good news is, water is free. Thats why Coronavirus is not here.” he added.
The Nairobi CBD has not been left behind. Movements for pedestrians and cyclists is now easy because NMS has constructed non-motorized paths.
Moi Avenue road is currently being upgraded under the supervision of city county askaris, in conjunction with NMS officers.
Motorists plying the busy city center expressed their pleasure with NMS performance and are hopeful the once experienced potholes will be a thing of the past.