Peter Kenneth Hails Railway Project


Kenneth says the project which is under investigations by two parliamentary committees is a welcome move as long as it was done above board.

 

He says the project will facilitate movement of people and goods and help unlock the country’s economic potential.

 

Kenneth however says the project must not be the end but the beginning of mega infrastructural developments to open up the country as it steps up efforts to achieve vision 2030.

 

He made the comments as the probe on the project by two parliamentary committees entered day three today

 

The committees, Parliamentary Investment Committees and that of Transport are currently probing top government officials and even politicians who have questioned it.

 

Nandi Hills MP Alfred Keter who blew the whistle on the tendering process terming it irregular appeared before it yesterday

 

The legislator told the committee yesterday that the Chinese company awarded the tender had been blacklisted by the World Bank

 

The construction of the standard gauge rail line is estimated to cost Ksh. 327B.

 

By Wangui Ngechu

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