Nairobi Governor Johnson Sakaja First 100 days Scorecard
H.E Sakaja Arthur Johnson was sworn in as the 4th Governor of Nairobi City County On 25th August 2022.
Governor Sakaja and His Deputy Dr. James Njoroge Muchiri took oath of the office at a swearing in ceremony held at Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi.
Read Gachagua disagrees with Sakaja over Matatu’s access to the Nairobi CBD.
Governor Sakaja took over the City County leadership from Ann Kananu who assumed the office of the County governor after the impeachment of the former Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko.
In his first 100 days in Office, Sakaja has been able to accomplish a number of various projects.
Inside Sakaja First 100 days in Office
First, Sakaja has restored 23Km of roads within the county and marked 21km of roads to enhance road safety.
The Governor has also unlocked Ksh 922M funds for Nairobi roads tthat were stuck at the Kenya Roads Board since 2019. This will boost the expansion and rehabilitation of road network within the County.
Under his leadership, the first County transport and safety committee as provided for in the NTSA act has been established. This will bring sanity in the City.
Over 858 street lights have been replaced and 699 New LED lights across the county installed to enhance security,making Nairobi a 24 hour economy.
Besides the restoration of street lights in the city, Sakaja has embarked on the process of smart street lighting across all sub counties, enhancing security and economy.
Nairobi is breathing fresh air under Sakaja’s leadership. The Governor has increased the collection of solid waste daily 250%.
3200 tonnes of solid waste is collected daily.
Consequently, the Governor has commenced procurement of 45MW waste to energy project at Dandora dumpsite.
Amid resistance, Governor Johnson Sakaja managed to reduce noise pollution from clubs and bars in residential areas to restore sanity.
Sakaja did shut down bars and restaurants which did violate set guidelines.
Nairobi CBD is not the same anymore. Sakaja has enhanced daily Sweeping in an attempt to restore the City’s lost glory.
Another achievement in his first 100 days is the payment pending salaries to casual from June up-to-date.
Sakaja Government has increased distribution of water within the county. Over 140MN litres of water is distributed daily within the county.
The Governor is looking forward to implementing the pledges he had made to Nairobians during campaign trail.
To effect this, the 100% of the County budget has been approved.
Nairobi County has gone digital under Sakaja’s leadership. No more Cash payments as Nairobi County service have been digitalised under Nairobi pay(*647#)
Nairobi County workers are being paid on time under Sakaja’s reign.
Health reforms task force has been set. The task force has reported it’s findings and implementation of the recommendations is underway.
The Governor has procured 233 computers to be used in hospitals to enable processing of NHIF claims.
Further, 7,426 CHV and 65 CHA who had never received any stipend are now paid monthly. Nairobi County is the first County consider Community Health Volunteers.
Sakaja-Muchiri Government has commenced process of returning Mama Margaret Kenyatta hospital from national government to County government.
The facility is being upgraded to to a general hospital as opposed to it’s currently state of a PDR facility.
- Standardized design for 20 markets in Nairobi at an affordable price.
- Approved budget for 17 school kitchens for Nairobi school feeding program.
- Partnered with national government to restore security in the city , coming up with County Policing Authority Chaired by Govenor Sakaja.
- Reclaimed footbridges that were occupied by hawkers and street families across the city to enhance security and safety.
- 3,092 building plans and 2,022 land planning approvals have been vetted , approved and reports submitted.
- Reduced number of days taken for building plan approvals and improved customer Satisfaction.
- Processed 7,000 tittle deeds ready for issue together with 2,000 that had been processed by the previous administration.
- Held first Nairobi festival with over 43,000 attendees and 120 .
- Registered 6,000 hawkers in the CBD for orderly relocations in 29 identified backstreets.