20th Feb. 2019
By The community blogger
Thwake – Mbisu Mbyu Makueni
The Kanyangi MCA Hon Eng Ndisya Lusa on Wednesday 20/2/209 asked the The Thwake Dam Contractor to move with speed and compensate the residents whose land was acquired for the construction of the Mega Thwake Dam.
Lusa who accompanied the Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu, Makueni Gvn Kivutha Kibwana, his Machackos counterpart Dr. Alfred Mutua and Water CS Simon Chelugui among other stake holders.
while addressing the residents called upon the contractor to fast tract the compensation payment in order to see the people acquire settlement elsewhere and thus give the contractor sufficient time for the project construction.
He further lamented that, the residents be must be given first priority in the job vacancies in skilled and unskilled positions as well as giving them quality pay.
“The people here need jobs, we can’t afford to ferry people from other areas while we have our very own potential labourers here, give them priority”
Governor Ngilu, on her part requested the contractor to quickly implement the project as it will benefit the residents with clean and affordable drinking water and for irrigation purposes saying that the area leaders and residents have agreed to work together in the efforts towards achieving the core agenda of the Mega project which is to provide water to the wider Kamba community.
Other leaders who attended the function includes Yatta Kwa Vonza MCA Hon Mbaki Mbaki Kisangau, Makueni’s Kalawa MCA Mr Mutunga and Mavindini MCA Mr. Kimongo.