President Kenyatta warns men against misusing land sale proceeds to the detriment of their families » Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, June 22 – President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned men against spending money on secret lovers at the expense of their families.

During a titling event at the Kenyatta International Convention Center on Wednesday, the Head of State pointed out that some men often get excited when they receive title deeds as they use it as collateral to borrow money. money they spend on secret lovers forgetting they have a family.

“The problem with title deed is when a husband gets it, he treats it as personal property and forgets he has a family,” President Kenyatta said.

“When he receives money from the bank and walks down the street, he meets another woman there. He then forgets the one he left at home, spends all the money alone, leaving the family and the children in poverty,” he said.

President Kenyatta has urged men to change their ways and always put their families first to lay a solid foundation for the future generation.

“This title deed is for you and your family. You should keep it so that your family can remember you in the future. Consider this a valuable document, please,” he said.

President Kenyatta has launched the latest phase of the National Land Titling Program which will see the immediate issuance of one million land titles to landowners across the country.

He asked the Cabinet Secretaries for Lands and Interior to come up with a scheme that will involve other Cabinet Secretaries in issuing the balance of title deeds ready to execute the exercise quickly.

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“Today, we are initiating and marking the issuance of 1 million title deeds out of the 6 million that are ready in the registers of the various counties.

“The program must be executed expeditiously so that before sunset on July 8, 2022, the balance of one million title deeds will have passed to their holders,” President Kenyatta ordered.

At the same time, the President highlighted several achievements under land sector reforms, noting that the National Titling Program, which his administration introduced in 2013, has helped process and issue land titles to many citizens.

“As part of this program, we have established the National Titling Centre, the Rapid Titling Initiative, land clinics and formed links with land acquisition companies and county governments. These progressive measures have been supported by increased recruitment of technical personnel and the deployment of other essential resources, including motor vehicles and survey equipment,” he said.

The Head of State noted that the national land titling program has enabled Kenyans living in marginalized areas such as Samburu, Isiolo and Marsabit counties to legally own land, thereby enabling them to develop economically. .