Nairobi city county government is set to unveil the company that will steer the construction of Dandora waste energy plant.
The county will unveil the winner before the end of this month,when construction of the plant is set to begin.
Addressing the media today Environment executive committee Nairobi city county Larry Wambua said they have been working around the clock to ensure the same is realized, to salvage the Dandora dumpsite that is currently incapacitated.
The county shortlisted 26 companies and is now evaluating 5 out of them to pick the best to ensure the Dandora waste energy project is realized soonest.
‘‘We are committed to ensure the project kicks off and right now were undertaking evaluation to ensure we have best company incorporated,’’ Wambua stated.
The energy plant is geared to supply electricity in the city, eliminate the pilling waste at the site and create jobs for the youths in the area.
Wambua added that Illegal dumpsites in the city remains a major challenge facing the county waste management efforts.
‘‘We have made arrests at and soon Korogocho illegal dumpsite will be turned into a park.’’ He added.
Other illegal dumpsites are in Kayole ,Embakasi south next to English Press, and another one at Kayole.