Experts reveal possibility of saving sinking apartment in Ruaka

The five-story building collapsing in Ruaka is apparently going to be saved as reported by experts who are currently working on it.

Collapsing building in Ruaka

The sinking apartment had been ordered to be demolished by the government before an official of the National Building Inspectorate at the State Department of Housing, Moses Nyakiongora, confirmed that experts were planning to work on the building suited along the Ruaka-Banana road.

This comes a few days after the tenants were ordered to move out of the apartments by the National Construction Authority as the building had already started showing signs of collapsing after the pillars (support columns) started sinking.

One tenant working for Capital FM says he spent around 5 Million to purchase an apartment on that building, however, he is now confused as to what he will do. Speaking to NairobiWire he said,

I had just bought the house three months ago for about Sh5 million I was sure I had secured a home for my family, I am so confused, I don’t know what to think anymore, I need a glass of water.

However, it is not known how possible it is to save the collapsing apartments but chances are the Ksh 200 Million building will be demolished.


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