By David Kimani
NAKURU, Kenya 27th August, 2015 – Molo is set to receive a new fire engine to respond incidences of fires within the Sub-county
Speaking at the burial of Makadara Sub-County commandant SSP Ishmael Maina, Governor Kinuthia said the county government is aware of the fire incidences that have occurred recently in Mutirithia
and has instituting measures to curb such.
‘After the two incidents of fire that have affected this area, I want to assure you that we have already procured two fire engines and Molo Sub-County will receive one’, the Nakuru County Governor.
He added that Molo Hospital will be upgraded as funds have been set aside for the purpose this financial year. Further saying the mortuary at the hospital will also be expanded.
‘There is money allocated and we are going to undertake the upgrading of the Molo Hospital’, said Governor Mbugua.
On his part, MCA Molo Hon. Ngugi Muigai said County Government of Nakuru is committed to improving livelihoods and that residents of his ward will benefit with water, roads and street-lighting projects among other development projects earmarked for this new financial year.
The MCA said that Molo is now peaceful and people are welcomed to invest in the area.
Meanwhile Nakuru County Governor condoled with the family of the fallen AP officer saying that the country has lost a gallant son.
Ishmael served in a few police station. Normally, before retirement police officer serve in more than 30 station. While recalling his time working together with the late Maina, Governor Mbugua said that he faced resistance from the members of the public every time he would transfer him, an indication that the officer served his country to his best and without reservations.
All the speakers during the funeral gave their glowing testimonials of the late. Maina as a very orderly person who exuded leadership qualities from childhood.
His primary teacher, now the Nakuru County Women Representative said from an early age Ishmael was a leader, sentiments that were echoed by Nairobi County AP Commander, Francis Mburu and Governor Kinuthia who both have worked with Ishmael.
Governor Mbugua reiterated Maina was among the AP officers who were instrumental in setting up profound reforms in the Administration Police Force.