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KeNHA’s Move To Transplant The Iconic Fig Tree Sparks Debate

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Kenya National Highways Authority (KENHA) has announced plans to have the Iconic Fig tree in Nairobi transplanted to a new location.

According to a notice on Twitter, the move is part of environmental conservation efforts. This has sparked a debate on Twitter with a section of social media users questioning how that would be done while the other alludes that it is a scheme to embezzle funds.

“This iconic fig tree sits right at the center of the Nairobi Expressway operation area. We have planned to transplant and relocate the tree to a new location as part of our environmental conservation efforts,” reads the Tweet.

Read: Traffic On Thika Road Cleared After KeNHA Allowed Use Of Service Lanes

In recent days, KeNHA has been engaged in various projects across the city in a bid to necessitate and ease traffic congestion.

For instance, various footbridges have been erected on different roads including Waiyaki Way, Thika Road and Outer Ring Road.

In August, a section of Thika Superhighway was closed for five days to necessitate the erection of a steel deck.

Motorists and drivers were urged to use alternative routes to ease the snarl that had come about as a result of the same.

Read Also: KeNHA To Close A Section Of Thika Road From Friday To Sunday

Here are some reactions from Twitter:

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Written by Mercy Auma

Passionate about human interest stories and politics. Email news@kahawatungu.com

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