singer Akon has promise to light up Kibera in Nairobi which is the largest
urban slum in Africa.
The R & B singer who first met President Uhuru Kenyatta in Washington DC
during the US-Africa Summit in August to discuss his intentions in assisting
the country with electricity, was at the State House Nairobi on Thursday,
September 18, 2014, set up a meeting with the Energy CS Davis Chirchir, Kenya
Power MD Ben Chumo, President’s Private Secretary Jomo Gecaga and Rural
Electrification CEO and agreed on specifics for implementation that with be
carried by ‘Akon Light Africa Project’.
Akon who was welcomed to the State House by Kenya president will participate in
the rural electrification process and will hold another meeting with Rural
Electrification Authority to finalize on specifics. According to reports.