|The Renovation of Uhuru Park Ground. /PHOTO CREDIT: FACEBOOK|
The Environment and Lands Court has suspended the continuous redesigns, cutting of trees and any works at Uhuru Park.
Equity Edward Waboto, of the Environment and Lands Court, decided that the request will stay in power forthcoming the meeting and assurance of a case recorded by the Communist Party of Kenya.
“Court observes the task being attempted by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS) was authorized without an Environment Impact Assessment (EIA). No report was submitted to climate controller, NEMA. Hearing will be on February 1, 2022,” read part of the decision.
The Park was shut by Nairobi Metropolitan Services in late September for restoration after Nairobi County Assembly passed a movement that will likewise see nearby Central Park get a cosmetic touch up.
Tony Mbarire,NMS head of correspondence had as of late asserted that the recreation center was going through a facelift and would be available to people in general by February 2022.
“It’s a cosmetic touch up for the two parks (Uhuru and Central Park) so they are more receptive to the present requirements. So the facelift was a lot of required to improve the sporting offices,” he expressed calling attention to that the NMS imagined the two parks to copy Michuki Park’s norms.
The parks remodel caused a stir after the parks famous structure was carried down with Kenyans raising their interests over the quantity of trees being chopped down.
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