PHOTOS: Nairobi residents decry poor drainage as rains cause flooding


PHOTOS: Nairobi residents decry poor drainage as rains cause flooding
Ojijo Road flooded following heavy rains on April 23, 2019. PHOTO | COURTESY

In Summary

  • Some of the roads and areas that were worst hit by the flooding include Kipande Road, Ojijo Road, sections of Thika Road, as well as Westlands and South C.
  • A few office parking areas were also flooded with smaller cars visibly half-submerged into the water.
  • The residents have now trained their guns on Governor Mike Sonko who has, for the past week, posted photos and videos on his social media platforms of his team unclogging drainages in various parts of the county.

Nairobi County residents on Tuesday took to social media to air their displeasure over the city’s drainage system after heavy rains left most of the roads flooded.

Some of the roads and areas that were worst hit by the flooding include Kipande Road, Ojijo Road, sections of Thika Road, as well as Westlands and South C.

Also Read: Nairobi County begins unclogging drainage systems ahead of long rains

A few office parking areas were also flooded with smaller cars visibly half-submerged into the water.

The residents have now trained their guns on Governor Mike Sonko who has, for the past week, posted photos and videos on his social media platforms of his team unclogging drainages in various parts of the county.

Sonko assured Nairobi residents of quick response in case of flooding or any emergency within the estates and neighbourhoods, urging them to call:  +254 722 886 600, +254 722 156 700, +254 722 732 330 or +254 722 832 930.

Nairobians, however, rubbished Sonko’s unclogging of drainages project terming it a failure.

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