Lappset Corridor Development Authority chairman Ambassador Francis Muthaura reaffirmed partnership with County Government of Lamu ahead of completion of the major LAPSSET project. Speaking to the officials of Lamu County Government after paying a courtesy call to the office of the Lamu Governor at Mokowe headquarters, Ambassador Muthaura said they require good cooperation with county government in order to realize good results.
“Our responsibility is to ensure that the project impacts on the community positively and through working with county leadership it will be realized Muthaura said.Lamu port will be the biggest in the East of Africa which will come up with the highway and railway to link South Sudan and Ethiopia through Isiolo County.
According to the Lappset CEO Silvester Kasuku, the first berth terminal will be completed in mid-2018 and all the remaining three terminals will be ready by 2020. He asked Lamu people who do business in Mombasa to start relocating to Lamu and explorer the big opportunity that is opening up.
Meanwhile the Deputy Governor Abdulhakim Aboud asked LAPSSET authority to partner with them in securing land that is planned for development.