Kapsabet Municipality plans to undertake the second development project since its inauguration in 2018. This proposed infrastructural work is a World Bank funded project under the 2019/2020 FY and the municipality received funds amounting to 126M in December 2020.
Having undergone a complete procurement process, the project has been awarded to Pinnie Agency LTD with Tender no. CGN/KUSP/KM/TND/001/2019-2020. Road reserve clearance notices were issued to the public in March 2021. Project implementation commenced today with site handing over and is expected to be completed in 15 months time.
These infrastructural improvement works involves the tarmacking of feeder roads and re-carpeting of existing road accumulating to 2.6 Km.These roads are: Jean Marie Seroney road, Jua Kali loop, Kokwet Road, Chepcholol and Safari hotel road.
Today the project Committee held a meeting with the contractor, the area MCAs, a representation of municipal board, Sub county and Ward Administrators.
Speaking during the site handing over, the CO for Administration, Feisal Mohammed called upon the contractor and project Committee to work diligently and with speed for timely achievement of this project.
The MCA for Kapsabet Ward, Hon. Fred Kipkemboi expressed his gratitude for the consideration of this project highlighting the need for quality and speedy work. Hon Fred Further encouraged the contractor to employ county residents during project implementation. He added that this project will greatly improve mobility and business accessibility in town.
Kapsabet Municipality’s Principal engineer, Eng. Hillary Koech promised keen supervision for quality works. He further called upon the public to give ample time and support to the contractor for efficient implementation of the project.
Story by Phoebe Jeruto.