Lack of early information sharing led to Solai tragedy, says NGAAF CEO

The National Government Affirmative Action Fund (NGAAF) Chief Executive Officer Mr.Nganga Letoole has called on Kenyans to develop habits of reporting crucial information to government agencies on time in order to avert tragedies and disasters.

Speaking in Solai on Monday when he joined a team from Nakuru County Woman Rep Liza Chelule’s office to deliver donations to the affected families, the NGAAF CEO was categorical that if the locals had reported about the poor state of the dam on time, then the tragedy could have been averted.

“It is the responsibility of all of us to report on matters as they appear. I am told that this dam had shown some signs that all was not well but the information was not reported to the authority on time” he said.

The NGAAF CEO who also works under the Ministry of Public Service, Youth and Gender Affairs assured that the Ministry has continued to support the families affected by the tragedy in Solai.Some of the Desks from the Ministry that are offering services to the families camping at the Solai Boys Secondary include Huduma Centre that is helping with restoration of documents, the 1195 portal for counseling services as well as the NYS.

“As a Ministry we are on the ground and set up various desks among them Huduma Centre to help the families who lost their documents” he said.

The Coordinator NGAAF from Nakuru County Woman Rep’s office Mr. Daniel Njogu also consoled the families affected by the tragedy terming it as a devastating occurrence.

The officer called on the County Government of Nakuru and the National government to work in collaboration in ensuring that the families are restored.

“This is a devastating occurrence but we hope the good Lord will comfort the families. We are also calling on the county government and the National Government to see to it that the families are restored” he said.

 

 

 

 

PHOTO/Daily Post:The Killer Solai Dam.

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