Kidero website

Governor Dr Evans Kidero Nairobi City County Government

Dr Governor Kidero identified seven pillars in which his Government will zero on to ensure that the residents of the city are served effectively and efficiently.  The seven are: 

 1.       Water, Health  and Sanitation

2.      Transport, Housing and Infrastructure

3.       Security and Inter ethnic Development

4.      Education and Youth Development

5.      Enterprise Development and Job creation

6.      Needs and rights of Women and Persons with Disabilities

7.       Management of city resources and governance


 Deputy Governor Jonathan Mueke Nairobi City County Government


Dr Robert Ayisi County Secretary and Head of County Public Service


1. Governor Kidero’s achievements  pillar by pillar

Water and Sanitation

1.      Expansion of water & sewer reticulation in informal settlements at a cost of KES 30m

2.      Water reticulation in Nairobi increased to cover 70% of the city with 400,000 new connections

3.      1,200 ATM water dispensers with swipe cards launched in the informal settlements to increase safe water availability and cost to residents.

4.      ATM water dispensers charge 50 cents instead of sh 30 per 20 litres container a great reduction in the  cost of water

5.       45 water dispensers in Mashimoni village Mathare in June 2015

6.       16 ATM water dispensers launched in Kahawa Soweto in 2016. At a cost of Kes 85,000/- each

7.      500 water tanks bought by NCCG and distributed to youth and women groups in all the 85 wards, to increase

water availability.

8.      16 water bowsers bought to distribute safe and cheap water to the areas yet to be covered by the reticulation network



1.      Training and deployment of traffic marshals to manage traffic in Nairobi

2.      Rehabilitation, paving, lighting of Country bus station,

3.      Rehabilitation of Central bus station,

4.      Rehabilitation of Muthurwa bus terminus,

5.      Rehabilitation of Ngara Bus terminus, Westlands bus terminus, Kariokor bus terminus, Blue hut bus terminus, Park road parking lot, Limuru road/Jamhuri high school parking lot,

6.   Construction of transit system has begun with dualing of Ngong Rd, Outering road

7.    Non Motorized transport policy developed and under implementation, to incorporate pedestrian/cyclist paths and lighting in every road project

8.      Registration regulation and management of  matatu saccos

Urban Renewal /Housing

1. 100,000 new housing units for 650,000 residents underway; project to cost KES 300million has already been rolled out.  Currently only 14,000 houses exist.

2. USD 3Billion housing project, bigger than the SGR

3. Phase 1, Ngara, Pangani, Ngong road, Uhuru, Suna contracts awarded.

4. Urban renewal project entails housing development and related infrastructure developments, transportation elements

5. Regularization of unapproved developments in Nairobi’s upcoming residents in Kasarani, Embakasi, Dagorretti and Langata. Close to 22000 approvals have been granted so far and the project is ongoing

6. Digitization of building permits applications processing

Roads, Street and Community Lighting

1. City Hall has so far used Sh2.7 billion since 2013 to repair and maintain roads, build bridges, install street lights and improve drainage system.

2. Six (6) new 10km roads have been completed viz, Mathare 4A Road in Ruaraka, Kapiti estate access road in South B and Njiwa Road in Makongeni. Others are Vanga Road in Kilimani, Nzohe Road in Karen and South C shopping centre road.

3. Work on 50km of roads in several parts of the city is going on; Catholic Awendo Road in Dandora, Upendo Road in Mathare, Kahuho and Muthura roads in Dagoretti. Others are Lumumba Road in Roysambu, Chalbi Drive in Kasarani and access road to Haco industries in Kasarani.

4. Another six roads are being done through partnership with the Kenya Urban Roads Authority and other government agencies. These include dualling of Outering and Ngong roads, Ring Road Parklands to Thika Road via Deep Sea, Muratina Road, Likoni, Lusaka and Muhuri roads.

5. Some 1,200km of new roads in Nairobi’s upcoming residential areas of Kasarani, Embakasi, Dagoretti and Lang'ata have been gravelled or graded.

6. The county has installed 25,000 street and community lights in the past three years. Considering we had 30,000 before, it means we have doubled the number.

7. More than 6,000 high mast community lights have been installed in informal settlements, improving security by 50 per cent.

8. Two thousand (2,000) km of drainage have been worked since the inception of the county government.

9.  Six bridges of Gituamba-Dandora, Bahati-Eastleigh, Mathare 4A  Utalii, Clay City-Githurai,  Njiru Mwengenye, Mwiki-Kasarani, Kiuu River and Kamiti Road-Njathaini River have been built and commissioned for use in the last three years alone, easing human traffic mobility and reducinnts 

9.      24 hour economy for youth entrepreneurship fostering

Education, Youth, Women, Culture and Social Services 

1.      Set up education task force to investigate the sector and recommend solutions

2.      Report on taskforce on education in 3rd year of implementation

3.      100 primary schools have been fenced

4.      Over 40 Nairobi’s primary schools is each ceding space for secondary school construction to enhance transition rates.

5.      Nairobi emerged 7th in KCPE and KSCE performance rating

6.      KES 80m disbursed to over 700 bright but poor students through Governor Kidero executive bursary fund.

7.      172 classrooms built in over 20 schools; Olympic primary, Marurui primary, Mathare primary school, Kariobangi primary school  are but examples

8.      KES 120m to Mathare primary school, making it the first fully equipped school with computer lab in the country  

9.       KES 129m Marurui primary school education complex to cater for 1000 students with all facilities

10.  Rehabilitated all social and community halls in the city for youth, women, social and community development in the city

11.  Waithaka technical and 11 other vocational training centers upgraded at cost of 200million

12.  Camp Toyoyo, Joseph Kangethe, 17 estate playgrounds fenced with perimeter walls, fitted with flood lights, playing surface improvement completed

13.  City Stadium public gym equipment upgrade

14.  Equiping of 23 social/community halls with TVs, indoor games, furniture


1.      Turned County health facilities into 24 hour operations replete with drugs and related supplies

2.      Increased number of consultations in county health facilities from a paltry 2000 in 2013 to 15000 per day today

3.  Increased health budget to KES 8bn per year or 27% of KES 31bn annual county budget.

4.  Stocking of county health facilities with enough drugs to support free medical treatment

5. Constructed 120 bed maternity wing at Mbagathi hospital in 2014 from scratch

 6.   Zero maternal deaths from 2015 – to date achieved

7.   Constructed 112 body capacity mortuary at Mbagathi hospital reducing congestion at City mortuary

8. Mbagathi hospital became health centre of excellence decongesting KNH

9. A total of 437 health workers employed. The fast massive employment tranche since 1998

10. Improved condition of Pumwani maternity hospital, the largest in sub-Saharan Africa, delivering 80 babies     daily up from 20.

11.  Construction of 25 bed maternity wing each in Mutuiini hospital in Dagoreti North, Njiru health centre, Mukuru kwa Njenga health facility

10. Expansion of Mama Lucy hospital and employment of hospital staff

11. Maternity units now operational in Ngara, Kibra, Kamukunji, Langata, Westlands, Starehe, Ruaraka, Roysambu, Embakasi, Makadara and Kasarani on 24 hour basis

12. 25 bed Ksh 20m Mukuru kwa Njenga maternity facility constructed and officially commissioned to serve the area.  

13. Refurbishment of dental paedriatics referral facility at the Lady Northey home. This is the only facility of its kind in the city that also trains dental students.

14. 30 ambulances added to county ambulance stock to improve patient movement  

15. Renovated and operationalized Dandora II Health Centre Maternity wing.

16. Rehabilitated and equipped a 3rd theatre at Pumwani Maternity Hospital at a cost of Ksh. 17M.

17. Drilled a borehole at Pumwani Maternity Hospital at a cost of Ksh. 5.4 M which has reduced the water shortage in the hospital.

18. Rehabilitated and equipped a high dependency unit (HDU) at Pumwani Maternity Hospital at a cost of Ksh. 62M.

19. Renovated and rehabilitated the following facilities Lungalunga health centre, Ziwani/Kariokor clinic, Plainsview/South B clinic, Jinnah clinic.

20. Purchase of a standby generator at Mutuini hospital.

21. Purchased 8 No. standby generators, 129 No. electric vaccine fridges,  61 No. gas/electric vaccine fridges and 10 No. solar vaccine fridges at a cost of Ksh. 118 M to improve the Kenya Expanded Programme on Immunization services in the County.

22. Purchase of 5 No. Cancer screening machines and installed in three hospitals and two health centres at a cost of Ksh. 17.5 M

23. Through a Partner constructed Methadone Assisted Therapy clinics at Ngara health centre at a cost of Ksh. 13 M.

24. Through a Partner renovated Kayole I and Ngara Health Centre maternity wings at a cost of Ksh. 19 M.

25. Development and launch of policy guidelines on HIV and Gender Streaming.  

Environment and solid waste management

1. Franchise garbage collection system adopted

2. NCCG continues to collect and transport garbage in partnership with competitively selected sub-contractors

3. 46 Environmental public awareness campaigns to improve environmental management carried out

4. Garbage transportation truck fleet increased from 13 in 2013 to 43 trucks today an average of 15 trucks per year

5. Refuse collection increased from 25% 600 tons of daily generation to 60% or 1960 tones daily

6. Garbage pillage in the city reduced drastically

7. City much cleaner than the pre 2013 situation

8. Drainage cleaning covering the cities 2000 kilometers carried out in the entire city

Lands and Urban Planning

1. Unveiled the 1st county master plan in 40 years in May 2014 with assistance of JICA

2. New transit system for Nairobi metropolitan area developed signed in 2014 and endorsed by Treasury. Project expected to cost KES 400m

ICT and egovernment

1. The county formulated and implemented a comprehensive ICT transformation roadmap that is now 97% complete.

2.      The ICT roadmap encompassed the construction of a county web portal, development and implementation of paperless communications, digitization of county operations mainly payment platforms, structured cabling of all county installations, a data center and a PABX.

3.The first County to launch ePayment applications in June 2014. System has curbed corruption, reduced cash handling and accountability

4. Efficient, convenient and improved revenue collection

5. Online payment of land rates, house/stall rent, and construction permits, unified business permits, parking fees.

6.  KES 17B b collected since June 2014

Commerce Cooperative Development and Tourism 

KES 20 billion with a turnover of KES 34 billion

1. Reroofing, repainting lighting and paving of all the 46 public markets

2. Clean markets and toilet facilities

3. Construction and completion of city park hawkers market

4. Adoption of 17 open air markets

5 Reduction of cess payable at all county open air markets to KES 20

6. Unified business permit

7. New open air markets & relocation of old markets to Mowlem

8. Wakulima Market in the process of relocating to Kariobangi South where perimeter walling and stabilization of the market grounds have been completed.

9. Formulation and development of city heritage walking tours  with five circuits

10. Purchase of luxury tour buses for tourism development

11.Conference, sports and games tourism packages developed

12.  Nairobi hosted several high profile meetings , UNCTAD IV, TICAD 6, POTUS, Holy Pontiff

13.  Registration of 2528 cooperative saccos in the city

14.  Cooperative Saccos share capital increased to

inspection exercises

Agriculture, Livestock Development and Fisheries

1. Legislation to sanction agricultural activities in the city in place

2. County food security policy in place

3. 54 green houses and water storage tanks installed in the 17 sub counties and 17 public schools

4. 260 multistorey gardens technology disseminated in Langata, Kibra, Dagorretti, Kibra and Westlands

5. Multistorey garden technology penetration and prevalence increasing all over the city

6. Poultry and pig farming practices increased through field outreaches

7.  56 Fish farming and consumption clinics held

8.  23 slaughter houses licensed

9. Daily meat inspections in all the 23 slaughter houses carried out.

10.  Over 1.5 million animals immunized in Nairobi through free immunization campaigns

11.  Milk & Green house development for youth projects

12. Dissemination of rain water harvesting facilities to sustain the green house project meant to enhance food security through agri-business and urban and peri-urban faming technologies

13. The county has also funded five groups with small milk processing and marketing equipment and milk dispenser projects at a cost of Sh13 million

14.  The green house and micro garden farming, small livestock farming and fish farming technologies can easily be adopted by Nairobi youth hence addressing the problem of youth unemployment

15.  43 Fish farming projects and ponds in schools and neighborhoods

16.  Poultry farming projects

17.  Micro garden farming technology dissemination

18.  Extension services and field days in peri urban suburbs

19.  Six Free livestock immunization in Nairobi