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BIG READ: Streetlight vandals in Homa Bay hinder push for 24-hour economy

News Summed Up 2018-09-12 05:30:00

Major town centres in Homa Bay county used to be a no-go zone by 8 in the evening. VANDALISM RIFEThe worst-hit areas in Homa Bay Town include the Pier, Soko Mjinga and Homa Bay main markets, Makongeni, Sofia, Mbuni and Shauri Yako estates. They also target charge controls, photocell and timers, solar panels remote kits, cabling wires and double-sided advertising panels with aluminium casing. “We are almost back to the situation we were before the installation of the solar lights just because of the vandals,” Nyambega said. Another Sh12 million was approved for electric street lighting refurbishment and billing for Kendu Bay, Homa Bay central and Arujo wards in Rachuonyo and Homa Bay Town subcounties to beef up security.