Nairobi Metropolitan Services orders repainting of all buildings in the county


The Nairobi Metropolitan Services has ordered that all buildings in the county be repainted within 60 days.

NMS Director General Maj. Gen. Mohammed Badi said colors to be applied shall be as originally approved and any changes to the same must be approved by NMS.

“Upon expiry of this notice, those not compliant  shall be liable to prosecution under relevant sections of the Public Health Act,” he said.

The DG cited the Public Health Act Cap 242 Section 118 (b) on maintaining buildings clean and Cap 242 Section 118 (c) on roads, pavements and other forms of appurtenances.

NMS has also issued a notice inviting those who are interested in taking part in enhancing aesthetic conditions of streets, building frontages, pavements, walkways and green areas to submit their applications.

Maj. Gen. Badi said the project will be to repair, refurbish or reconstruct pavements and walkways within the Central Business District, Upper Hill, Westlands, Ngara and all sub-counties.

Further, NMS plans to roll out beautification of all roundabouts, road medians, open recreational spaces and all other greenery areas.

Interested members of the public have been advised to apply to the office of the Director General within 14 days.