President Kenyatta Launches A One-Stop-Shop For Title Processing

President Uhuru Kenyatta has today launched the national titling center aimed at streamlining the issuance of title deeds.


Speaking at the launch of the national titling centre at Kasarani area here in Nairobi, president Kenyatta noted that issuance of title deeds under the new center will see his Jubilee government achieve its vision of issuing 3 million title deeds by the year 2017.

The head of state however warned Kenyans against making the issue of land a political affair and instead economic one for the country prosper.

Also present was Lands Cabinet Secretary Charity Ngilu who said that the launch of the national titling center will see land transactions transformed significantly

Ngilu intimated that the center will revolutionize issuance of title deeds in the country as pledged by the Jubilee government in its manifesto.

Ngilu however conceded that her ministry has faced resistance in the implementing land reforms courtesy of vested interest but vowed that the Jubilee government will achieve its vision of issuing 3 million titles by 2017 with the initial issuance expected to be in Meru.

National Lands Commission Chair Mohamed Swazuri also raised alarm that squatters had invaded and settled on land belonging to 31 schools across the country, among them Buru Buru girls, Our Lady of Mercy and Nairobi school, all in the city.

Swazuri also added that his commission is working to get the schools title deeds and will evict the squatters and revert the parcels of land to the institutions.