Kayole ‘Skyscraper’ Demolished, Owner Arrested

Governor Sonko
Governor Sonko

Caroline Wanjiru, the owner of the seven storey building that was illegally constructed in Nairobi’s Kayole estate was arrested and charged.

Governor Sonko said that the owner and those who were compromised to give approvals would be brought to book. He said that his administration would not sit back and watch innocent Kenyans trapped in collapsed buildings.

According to Governor Sonko, The owner of the building ignored a demolition notice and went ahead to construct the building without the necessary approvals.

Governor Sonko


The governor assured Nairobi residents that the said building would be demolished as the famous ‘Sany’ was seen in the area ready to begin the demolition.

The two county officials namely James  Macharia Kangaru and Peter Wairagwa Muya have seen been sent home and charged for contravening section 30 of the Physical planning act.

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Sonko  was alerted by a twitter user  who had inquired how the building had been approved.

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Written by Merxcine Cush

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