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Please Don’t TRY!! : You Will have to PAY a fine of (TWO) Kshs. 2,000 for stepping on Kidero’s Grass

Kenyans really made a joke out of the Kidero grass failing to grow over night, but this time round its jokes aside as the Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero yesterday issued a directive to have those found stepping on the flowerbeds or littering the city to be arrested.

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The Governor went further ahead to unveil the team that will be mandated to undertake the task of monitoring and ensuring that no one goes against the order. The team which is part of the Environmental Monitoring and Enforcement team, comprises of more than 50 youths both men and women and will be in charge of ensuring that City residents dispose waste properly,prevent them from stepping on the flowerbeds and other upcoming projects such as the grass planting exercise.

Kidero and Mike Sonko
Kidero and Mike Sonko

Apart from ensuring that no one litters the city and that pedestrians use the designated footpaths,the team has also been given the duty to arrest anyone who defies the new set rules.

Kidero, spell out this new measures through a post of his Facebook page and noted that anyone found guilty of the above offenses will have to part with a minimum fine of Kshs.2,000.He added that all these was in a bid to ensure that beautification programme results become released in the future and called on the Nairobi residents to abide by the new regulations.

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NO ONE Is Uprooting #Kiderograss : Kidero Defends Uprooting Of The Recently Planted Grass

The hash tag #Kiderograss has been trending on twitter the since morning after Nairobi residents filmed Nairobi County workers uprooting the recently planted grass.


Nairobians were furious because the county government decided to uproot the grass just days after President Barack Obama left the country . Immediately they took their frustrations on tweet #kiderograss that trended within hours.

With the pressure being too much the Nairobi Governor Dr.Evans Kidero came out to defend the uprooting stating:

“Please take note that NO ONE is uprooting ‪#‎KideroGrass‬. The appointed contractor is restoring the ground in order to do the proper planting. #KideroGrass is well on course, the quality of grass selected takes time to grow!”


What is your take on this?

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“Tuwache Jokes Za Kidero GRASS” : Mike Sonko Supports Governor Kidero

Senator Mike Sonko has extended his hand across to Governor Kidero to support his idea of promoting good for Nairobi county before President Obama arrives in the country.

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Nairobi governor Kidero has for the last few days come under attack from Kenyans on social media regarding his efforts to plant grass on the pathways of Nairobi but Senator Sonko has come to his defense to not only rebuke the hashtag #KideroGrass but also support Kidero’s sentiments of the goal of this week.

In a statement he released Senator Mike Sonko stated :


“I concur with my brother Governor Evans Kidero 

The main topic of this weeks’ summit affects us all. The role of entrepreneurs is fundamental in nurturing young talent and offering opportunities and employment.

Although urban areas like Nairobi offer increasing job opportunities, these opportunities are not growing at the same rate as our youth population, creating a troubling employment gap. So, while Africa is enjoying this renaissance of sorts, we are not seeing the same progress in access to jobs.
We will not be able to generate enough jobs, in the short term, so entrepreneurship is crucial to helping tackle this deficit. We must empower young people to create their own job opportunities.

So let us take advantage of the opportunities this week’s visit and summit present. President Obama symbolizes a young man who used his talent and drive to make a real difference. It is now time for those in government and our partners in the business sector to find the stars of the future….
Tuwache Jokes za ‪#‎KideroGrass.‬”

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