Demolition of sections of Oshwal Centre in Nairobi started on Saturday.
The move came after Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko sent a statement retaining that the temple, monuments and cultural centre would stay intact.
Governor Sonko indicated that three sections of the Oshwal Centre were not on riparian land.
“We are completely ready to protect the temple, monuments and cultural centre for the reason that they are far from the river, but the relaxation of the structures, like the hall, that is in just the stipulated riparian distance, have to be taken out,” the assertion read in element.
Sonko urged leaders to chorus from turning the demolitions into a political situation.
The Nairobi Governor warned that those people who gave businessmen permits to construct buildings on riparian land will be arrested and prosecuted.
Sonko remained adamant that the Nairobi demolitions will proceed and individuals affected must set up their enterprises somewhere else.
Ukay Centre in Westlands South Finish Mall that was found at the junction of Lang’ata Road and Mbagathi Way as effectively as Java House and Shell Petrol Station in Kilelshwa ended up demolished this week.
President Uhuru Kenyatta has declared his support for the on-going demolitions of buildings that had been constructed on riparian lands and waterways and singled out those people who endorsed building of the structures as legislation offenders, who will be pursued and prosecuted.
He stated that the demolition exercise was part of cracking a whip on corruption and that the govt was fully commited to ensuring that persons can conduct clear small business in the place.