Nairobi, 24th October 2023
The Lord Mayor of Kampala, Erias Lukwago, today paid a courtesy call to H.E. Njoroge Muchiri, Deputy Governor, Nairobi City County.
The two leaders discussed bilateral cooperation between the two cities.
Nairobi County Deputy Governor Njoroge Muchiri, outlined the milestones that have been achieved since Governor Sakaja Johnson assumed office in August, 2022 in Transport Management, Environment management, Management of health services by Boards to improve on quality of services offered in our health facilities and Education on the school feeding program that the county has started implementing in phases which will see every pupil in Nairobi will get hot lunch every day.
Said Deputy Governor, Njoroge Muchiri, “The county is currently implementing the school feeding program in 46 schools in Nairobi across 10 sub counties. We are in discussions with partners to improve the transportation infrastructure.”
Lord Mayor Lukwago said “Kampala will hold discussions with the City of Nairobi to benchmark, especially on the school feeding program.” He added that the City of Kampala also faces similar challenges, especially on transport and the Boda boda operators, who are slowly making the city unmanageable with over four hundred thousand of them operating from the city.
Present during the Courtesy call was the Country Director, International Rescue Committee (IRC) Mohammed Montassir, County Executive for Talent Skills Development and Care Rosemary Kariuki, Chief Officer for Social Services Mr. George Mutiso, Director Donor Coordination &Stakeholder engagement Kefa Omanga, representatives from IRC, UNHCR and a delegation from the City of Kampala