Events 2018: Mike Sonko Major Achievements in developing Nairobi County

1.Pumwani Hospital Renovation 


In september 2018 Nairobi governor Mike Sonko made a great show of ‘raiding’ Pumwani  hospital and finding 12 dead babies wrapped in plastic bags and stuffed in boxes.

To improve care for women and newborns Nairobi governor Mike Sonko  signed a deal with Aga Khan University and Nairobi West hospitals to transform Pumwani.

This  allowed for the renovation of a new Surgical ward 7 at the Pumwani Maternity Hospital with a bed capacity of 60 beds.

The new maternity wing includes a new theatre, modern bathrooms with hot showers for the expectant and new mothers together with new beddings.


2.Nairobi Beautification

Governor Mike Sonko has worked on the beautification initiative in Nairobi County.

Already beautification of the City has been done in several regions and is currently an ongoing  progress along some of the roads.

Sonko stated that the County’s mandate is to maintain a clean and beautiful environment for Nairobi residents.

“Under my leadership beautification and maintenance of green cover within the city shall be done continuously.” he said

3. Completion of over 15 roads

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Sonko’s  administration has in the past one year seen the completion and flagship of various projects in the Roads, Transport and Public Works sector in the county.

Among the completed projects are more than 15 roads which include the rehabilitation of Lumumba Drive in Roysambu which is about a kilometer, construction of Access to Maji Mazuri in clay city Kasarani which is 1.2 kilometers, construction of Bishop Ireri Road in Kasarani which is a 1.1 kilometer stretch, about 0.8 kilometers of Kahuho Road was rehabilitated in Waithaka-Riruta, Dagoretti South as well as construction of Muthoira Road in Kabiro in Dagoretti North among many others.

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