Lands CS Farida Karoney extends Embakasi titling exercise
Lands Cabinet Secretary Farida Karoney has extended the signing of leases and issuance of title deeds to shareholders of the Embakasi Ranching Company by a further three weeks.
An advertisement posted on the dailies indicated that the exercise, which was supposed to end this month, has been extended until October 16, 2020 to provide ample time for all landowners to get their title deeds.
In her address last week during the launch of another phase of the Nairobi Titling Programme to be conducted by the Nairobi Metropolitan Services (NMS), CS Karoney attributed the slow pace of issuance of title deeds at the Ranching Company to invalid documentation and the adherence of Ministry of Health guidelines that limit the number of people to be served in a day.
She however assured all the shareholders that the exercise will not be concluded until they have received their title deeds.
The exercise, which is being conducted at the Embakasi Ranching Company offices in Ruai, was officially commissioned by President Uhuru Kenyatta at the KICC last month.
So far, more than 7,000 out of the 30,000 title deeds have been issued.
Individuals who will be signing leases will be required to present 3 colour passport photos, an original and a copy of their National ID, copies of share certificates, and a copy of KRA Pin certificate, while companies will be required to present a copy of certificate of registration, a copy of KRA Pin certificate, copies of KRA Pin and National IDs of the directors, and 3 colour passport photos of each director.
Self-help groups will be required to present a certificate of registration, copies of KRA Pin and National ID copies of the trustees, 3 colour passport photos of each trustee.
For title deeds issuance, recipients will be require to present an original and a copy of their National ID, and copies of the share certificates, while companies will be required to present a copy of certificate of registration, a certificate copy of CR12, copies of the national IDs of all the directors, and a letter of authority to collect the titles. Self-help groups will be required to present a certificate of registration, copies of the national IDs of the trustees, and a letter of authority to collect the title deed.
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