The construction of an estimated sh 1.1 billion Uasin Gishu County Government and
World Bank funded state of the art 20,000m capacity seater 64 Stadium
in Eldoret town has begun under strict supervision by the devolved
The multi-billion shillings project which is one of the flagship
projects for Governor Jackson Mandago is projected to be completed
within 15 months.
The department of Roads, Transport, Energy and Public Works and
Eldoret Municipality will work jointly to inspect the ongoing
exercises at the site to ensure quality work and timely completion of
While on a tour of the project, the Eldoret Municipality Manager Tito
Koiyet said the construction work had taken off well and that they
expect work to be completed as scheduled without delay.
“We are happy to see good progress on the site by the contractor and
if all goes well, the project might be completed before the set
deadline” said Koiyet.
Governor Jackson Mandago is expected to officially launch the
construction work at the site soon.
“The stadium once complete will benefit sports women and men from
not only the county but also the entire country ,”said Koiyet.
The municipality manager added that the technical issues on the
project will be overseen by the department of public works team which
will continue with daily inspection and follow up to ensure quality
work and that everything expected of the contractor must be
implemented as per the best practices and according to the terms of
Director of Public Works Mr.Frederick Towet who represented The
Roads and Transport CECM Engineer
Gideon Birir said his team has been overseeing the project
implementation from the word go up to the end.
He said: “We are going to work as a team with the supervisor and the
contractor to monitor every activity on the site , advising where
necessary and giving reports to the CECM on a daily basis for further
advise and directions on technical matters.”
The consultant Dama Services Managing director Architecture David
Kanja said the contractor has already done preliminary work and their
key mandate will be to ensure the contractor is able to deliver good
and quality work.