FRONT: Environment and Forestry CS Keriako Tobiko (2nd L), CAS Mohammed Elmi (L), PS Chris Kiptoo (2nd R) and NEMA Acting Director General, Mamo B. Mamo (R) among other NEMA and ministry officials.
NEMA Board members, Management team and Staff on 20th July 2020 joined Environment and Forestry Cabinet Secretary, Keriako Tobiko in cleanup of Nairobi River at John Michuki Park and neighboring areas in the ongoing efforts to rehabilitate the park.
During the exercise, the CS launched 90-days of intensive crackdown on individuals discharging untreated effluent and toxic waste into Nairobi River.
The crackdown will be led by NEMA. The CS commended NEMA for the effort it's inspectors led by Ag. Director General Mamo B. Mamo have put in place as the river is now clean.
Also present during the event were CAS and PS Environment and Forestry Mohammed Elmi and Chris Kiptoo respectively as well heads of other institutions.
Nema Boad Chairman was presented by Board Member Peninah Aloo-Abudho. Other Board members present include Hon. Augustinho Neto, Teresia Malokwe, Prof. Bernabas Mitaru, Hon. Halima Ware and Dr. Juma Ngeiywa.
The cleanup of the park and the river is geared towards restoring its lost glory.
NEMA has put in place branded waste bins to assist in handling of solid waste in the park
Environment and Forestry PS Dr. Chris Kiptoo with NEMA Board Member, Dr. Juma Ngeiywa during the cleanup at Nairobi River
Environment and Forestry CS Keriako Tobiko leading the cleanup of Nairobi River
Environment and Forestry PS Dr. Chris Kiptoo with NEMA Board Member, Prof. Peninah Aloo during the cleanup at Nairobi River