“I got my passport in a week, with no corruption!” – Kenyan over the moon with radical changes at Nyayo House

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“I got my passport in a week, with no corruption!” – Kenyan over the moon with radical changes at Nyayo House

It seems that the governments efforts to rid Nyayo House – the Immigration Department headquarters – of passport cartels is slowly paying off.

This is if sentiments shared by one Kenyan on X, formerly Twitter, is anything to go by.

An X user – Ritchie Preach – says that he got his passport just a week after applying for replacements.

The crucial part is that he managed this without bribing any official at Nyayo House.

Over the moon, Ritchie says that for the first time, “He For the first time “that place is working. I hope they keep it that way and permanently do away with the cartels there.”

CS Kindiki’s visits

Interior Cabinet Secretary Kithure Kindiki on Monday, September 11 made yet another impromptu visit to Nyayo House.

CS Kindiki held a tracking and evaluation meeting with senior officials of the Immigration department, in a concerted effort to permanently clear the rot in the premise.

The government has introduced a raft of radical reforms to create efficiency and obliterate corruption when it comes to clearing the backlog and processing new passports.

“Sustaining the momentum for radical changes to create efficiency, eradicate corruption and clear the historical backlog in the processing of passports remains a primary and must-achieve target for the government,” Kindiki said.

The government is targeting to clear the backlog of passports in the system in 10 days.

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