When Kenya’s Transport Cabinet Administrative Secretary Wavinya Ndeti showed up with a delegation of senior officials for an unannounced site inspection of the Sh1.7 billion Likoni floating footbridge construction project in Mombasa, the lead construction manager from the China Road Bridge Corporation (CRBC) was not happy.
Angry that the government delegation showed up without any advance warning, the CRBC manager locked the gates and prevented the delegation from entering the project site. Well, that didn’t go over well with the minister or her security forces.
The manager demanded to know who had authorized Wavinya’s visit without notifying him in advance.
After some shoving and a lot of yelling, the situation was eventually resolved by a local official.
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