Operations at Naivasha sub-county offices have been grounded due to lack of electricity and fuel with areal leaders accusing the county government for the current mess.
Speaking under the Naivasha Professional Association (NPA), they have accused the current management of sidelining the town despite the millions it contributes in revenue.
All the vehicles involved in garbage and revenue collection have been grounded apart from one lorry due to lack of fuel or minor mechanical problems.
Power supply to some of the the county offices was reconnected two days ago after they were cut off one week ago over thousands of shilling that the county owes Kenya Power.
According to the chairman Naivasha Professionals Association Absolom Mukuusi, the county government had totally ignored the Naivasha office.
He noted that in terms of revenue, Naivasha was the leading among the eleven sub-counties in Nakuru but had been given a raw deal.
“Currently only one truck is involved in garbage collection with the rest have been grounded thus affecting service delivery,” he said.
Addressing the press in his office, Mukuusi called on Nakuru Governor Kinuthia Mbugua to urgently address the impasse.
“Kinuthia is still our governor and we are calling on him to fulfill his pledge that he will serve the whole county without impartiality,” he said.
The chairman added that casual laborers had gone for three months without getting their salaries a move that was affecting service delivery.
“Parts of the town are currently covered in litter due to failure to pay the casual workers involved in garbage collection and this is a big letdown to Naivasha residents,” he said.
One of the workers from the sub-county admitted that they were demoralized noting that lack of funds and facilitation had adversely affected service delivery.
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