For several years now, Nakuru residents living in Mawanga have been complaining about the poor state of the Mawanga – Murunyu road.
In every meeting with the elected leaders, this road has always cropped up. It impassable during the rainy season, and extremely dusty during the dry season.
As she campaigned for Senate, this is one road that the Nakuru County Senator promised to look into. It’s close to her heart and at every meeting in the area, she has promised the people to have the road repaired.
Users of the road were almost giving up. Earlier this year, residents took to social media complaining about the road. The complained about the dust. They called on the government to act. Finally, their cry has come to an end.
Today at a church fundraiser at Tabuga PCEA church in Bahati, the Deputy President promised that work on the road will start within the coming two months. The tarmacking of the road will be among the 400KMs that the Jubilee government will do in Nakuru this term.
Before inviting the DP William Ruto to address the congregation, Nakuru County Senator had made a request to the DP about the road.
“Mr DP, allow us to make this one request to you. We have had a huge challenge with the road connecting Murunyu and Mawanga to the main road. Please, we are asking you to get the road done and save us the stress,” said the Senator as the residents cheered.
Susan Kihika asking the DP to ensure work on the Mawanga – Murunyu road is hastened. The Deputy President has promised work will start in two months.
Residents are now hopeful that transport from the interior to Nakuru town will ease. The area is a major agricultural area and this will increase income for the residents.