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Nairobi County Gov’t demolish businesses at former simmers land

It was business unusual along Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta Avenue on Monday when Nairobi County Government brought down a business owned by Simmers Club.

During the demolition, a stall, a car wash and a car park flattened the popular pimp my ride car wash situated at the Jomo Kenyatta Avenue.

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The demolitions by the Nairobi County Government follows Governoe Mike Sonko’s proposal to bring down buildings that do not have approvals.

A business owner at the premise claims that no notice was issued to them before the demolition.

Last year in March, Simmers restaurant was brought down bringing to an end a business that has been in operation for decades.

Also read: Governor Mike Sonko leads in demolition of illegal structures

Alleged rent arrears, legal fees, and court brokerage fees amounting close to Ksh 9 million are said to be at the center of the dispute.

Berryl Achieng
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