County Government of Lamu has successfully conducted Lamu seafront beautification public participation that will be a treasure trove for tourists visiting the area, combining it’s beautiful scenery with relics of the islands rich history, and culture of its people.

Members of the public endorsed the project that will be implemented at King Fahd hospital seafront and will see the construction of the interior and open spaces including one restaurant, playground and a wooden bridge.

According to Governor Issa Timamy EGH, OGW who spearheaded the public participation exercise, the project shall be undertaken by the County Government of Lamu in partnership with UN Habitat.

Governor Timamy and ANC Party Leader said Lamu is a renowned tourism destination and would want to make it attractive for tourists. He said the programme is expected to be completed this year.

“I want to thank the residents of Lamu for endorsing this project, once the programme is completed, the true image of Lamu would be seen” he said.

In attendance was County Secretary Amb. Ali Abbas, CoS Mr. Abdulnasir Issa, MCA’s Hon. Shekhuna and his counterpart Hon. Medo, UN-Habitat representative, CECM Lands Hon. Tashrifa Bakari, CECM Hon. Mbarak Bahjaj and representatives from Go-Blue, KARA, and County Architect Mr. Omar Sagaf.


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