The county government of Nairobi has set aside Ksh 1.5 billion to compensate county workers who are set to go for compulsory retirement.
According to governor Mike Sonko his government is not retiring aged workers without their righful retirement benefits as alleged in section of media reports.
The county has so far advertised for over 700 posts for the fresh bloods to be recruited as city marshals, fire fighters and environmental attendants.
County government has also confessed difficulties in paying workers salaries following court orders obtained by political enemies barring him from accessing county accounts.
He was speaking when flagging off county sports team to represent Nairobi City County in counties games in Machakos.