Kenya Defence Forces Hands Over Borehole to Thika’s Landless Residents

Commander Engineers Brigade Brigadier Stephen Radina hands over the borehole project report to area Member of Parliament Hon Patrick Wainaina 'Wajungle'.

Commander Engineers Brigade Brigadier Stephen Radina hands over the borehole project report to area Member of Parliament Hon Patrick Wainaina ‘Wajungle’.

The Commander Engineers Brigade Brigadier Stephen Radina has led the Engineers’ Water Drilling Squadron team in the official handover of the recently sunk borehole at Landless in Thika. The drilling of the borehole commenced on 19th of this month and took three days to complete.

In his address Brigadier Radina noted that the project was a success, having attained the required depth. He also pointed out that the borehole is one of the best recharging boreholes in Thika area. It has the capability to pump out 12m³ or 12000 liters of water per hour.

The area leaders thanked the Kenya Defence Forces leadership for providing the resources that have seen the drilling of the borehole which has made life easier for the people of Landless.

Dedication of the borehole was conducted by Bishop Dr. Moses Mbugua and named the borehole ‘Jungle-1 KDF.’

Commander Engineers Brigade Brigadier Stephen Radina making his address at Landless during the Handover ceremony of a borehole sunk by Kenya Defence Forces water drilling squadron on 24 February 2020.Commander Engineers Brigade Brigadier Stephen Radina making his address at Landless during the Handover ceremony of a borehole sunk by Kenya Defence Forces water drilling squadron on 24 February 2020.
Bishop Dr Moses Mbugua making a prayer to dedicate the borehole sunk by Kenya Defence Forces Water Drilling Squadron.Bishop Dr Moses Mbugua making a prayer to dedicate the borehole sunk by Kenya Defence Forces Water Drilling Squadron.
Kenya Defence Forces Soldiers drawn from Water Drilling Squadron during the Handing Over Ceremony.Kenya Defence Forces Soldiers drawn from Water Drilling Squadron during the Handing Over Ceremony.
Residents of Landless quench their thirst at the sunk borehole.Residents of Landless quench their thirst at the sunk borehole.