Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko allegedly pocketed up to Sh20 million from a lucrative garbage collection
contract that now threatens to end his nine-year political career.
Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko is expected to appear before anti-graft agency detectives on Tuesday to record statements on the award of tenders for garbage collection
and disposal in the county.The Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC) is investigating claims of corruption in the award of tenders for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 financial years.
He cited that last month CS took notice of terrible situation of garbage in Karachi and ordered Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB)to scrap contract of a company which failed to fulfill responsibilities regarding garbage collection
In all sectors garbage collection
from homes and street cleaning done earlier by DMA staff was abruptly stopped on lame excuses by the new MCI set-up and instead people were forced to buy expensive wheeled garbage collection
drums and asked to put them daily outside so that garbage collection
could be made.
While the board has improved garbage collection
and disposal to some extent in some areas, political and administrative hurdles have so far kept it from undertaking all its responsibilities.
The City Government eyes a 100% coverage of garbage collection
within a 10-year period starting next year.
As a result, the contradictions between the two sides only led to the aggravation of the garbage collection
Geneva residents should take notice that garbage collection
rates will be adjusted starting Monday, July 1, as part of the city's contract with Lakeshore Recycling Systems.
MMDA: Garbage collection
LGUs' job !-- -- Delon Porcalla (The Philippine Star) - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Collecting garbage is the job of local government units (LGUs) and not the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, an MMDA official said yesterday.
Due to absence of a proper garbage collection
system, especially in commercial areas and markets, people are forced to throw garbage in vacant plots or in streets.
Thanks largely to the country's illustrious garbage collection
system, Taiwan has become a global leader in recycling, with the second highest effective recycling rate in the world.