The construction of a Sh 2 billion road is commissioned in Gichugu

Commissioner  Andrew Muriithi of the  Public Service Commission of Kenya flags of the launch of the Sh 2 billion PIAI - Mbiri - Kiautugu road at Mbiri market this morning in Kirinyaga East Sub- County.

The government has commissioned a Sh 2 billion construction works  of a road network covering various  sections of Kirinyaga East Sub-County .

The PIAI – Njukiini -   Mbiri- Kiamutugu- Mucagara- Karumandi –Kagongo – KTI- Ithareini- Kiangombe – Kianguenyi road was  commissioned  this morning at a colorful ceremony held at Mbiri Market .

The PS for Infrastructure Professor Mwangi Maringa and other senior   government officers were  at hand  to launch the project.

Out of the Sh 2 billion , Sh 800 million will benefit the local community through supply of raw materials , while sh 300 million will go to the and provision of labour  by the same locals.

Infrastructure PS Professor Mwangi Maringa addressing residents of Mbiri market , Kirinyaga East Sub- County moments before a Sh 2 billion road project was launched in the area to connect PIAI- Mbiri- Kiamutugu - and Mucagara  markets.

Maringa said the contractor had been well briefed and agreed to fully comply   with  the 800 million  worth of material supply  requirement .

Locals said  they were pleased  with the move by the government and expressed  hope that it will hold water  to the completion of the project.

During the launch , local Jubilee candidates for various  elective positions were in attendance led by the gubernatorial candidate Charles Kibiru and his running mate Peter Ndambiri.

Woman  Representative  candidate Shujaa Rose Wachira and the area  Senatorial contender Daniel Karaba and the Gichugu Parliamentary candidate Njogu  Barua were also present to witness the ceremony.

Kibiru urged the locals to ensure they voted Jubilee candidates all though   short of which they would be consigned to political cold since they will not be in the next government.

Kirinyaga gubernatorial candidate Charles Kibiru (center) and the Gichugu parliamentary candidate  Njogu Barua during the launch of the sh 2 billion PIAI- Mbiri- Kiamutugu- Mucagara  road  which was commissioned this morning by Andrew Murrithi , a Public Service Commission of Kenya Commissioner this morning.

“I must  plead with you to be very careful  on those who come to sweet talk  you promising ‘heaven and earth’ while fully aware they were only making   pledges  on  what they could not deliver  ,”Kibiru said.

Added  Kibiru ‘’ I cannot afford to see my good people of Kirinyaga being  alienated from the forthcoming  Azimio government under the leadership of  Raila Odinga after being misled  by self-seekers,”.

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