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Murkomen forms committee to look into state of three major airports

Roads CS Kipchumba Murkomen has formed an 11-member committee tasked with looking into the state of JKIA, Moi International Airport and Wilson Airport.

The committee will intern come up with an interim report after 14 days and the final report after 28 days to help the ministry forge way forward on how best to improve the state of the three airports.

“I have formed a technical committee to investigate the status of our airports in particular JKIA, Wilson International Airport and Moi International Airport in Mombasa.

The terms of reference will be to access the state of infrastructures facilities, to access the state of electromechanical facilities, review the work in the last 2 years by contractors and to identify immediate remedial measures to be undertaken.” said the CS

Chairing the committee will be KAA  Director Eng. Walter Ogolla and other members include George Ngugi, Maj. Nepee Iltasayon,  Martin Wamae, Richard Cherop, Eng. Christine Nzai, Eng. Judith Kimeu, Eng. James Mbui, Architect Lawrence Mochama, Eng. Fredrick Kabunge and Sharon Asiyo.

The news comes barely a day after the CS blamed the previous regime over the leaking JKIA roof, an issue that has drawn sharp criticism among Kenyans who have called on the government to move on from the past.

He also confirmed that the process of rehabilitating the wiring issue at JKIA will take time as confirmed by the engineer on site as any rush may destroy the whole system in place.

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