On Monday 10th April 2018, the Project Steering Committee of Kilimani Police Station Redevelopment Project team led by the Inspector General of the National Police Service Mr. Joseph Boinnet and KEPSA Foundation paid a courtesy call to Dr. Fred Matiangi, the Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government.
The purpose of the meeting was to apprise the Cabinet Secretary on the origin and progress of the Kilimani Police Station Redevelopment Project undertaken by KEPSA and Partners’ in their quest to promote and realize investment in community security and welfare. The meeting was attended by representatives from the partner organizations including Kilimani Project Foundation, Nairobi City County Government, National Police Service and KEPSA Foundation.
In appreciation of the project the Cabinet Secretary expressed readiness and willingness to support the initiative and committed that the Government through the Ministry would contribute Ksh 50,000,000 towards actualization of the project. Additionally Dr. Matiangi accepted the invitation to visit the project site and commission the work that has already commenced of putting in place a borehole and a water distribution system, and agreed to brief the President on the project as well.
The Kilimani Police Station Redevelopment Project is a Partnership between KEPSA Foundation, National Police Service, The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China, Nairobi City County Government and Kilimani Project Foundation. As the first Public Private Partnership of its kind in the history of the Police force, the project envisions the transformation of the Kilimani Police Station to a model station with modern facilities that will serve as the main police station and be a flagship project that will be replicated to other counties. The project seeks to mobilize the consciousness of all people of goodwill to address the inadequacies of Kilimani Police Station facilities in line with theme of “Investing in Community Security and Welfare”.