Governor Sonko renames Ngara Ring Road to Dr Geoffrey Griffin - 7 months ago, 21 July 17:17
, NAIROBI, Kenya, Jul 21 – Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has renamed Ngara Ring Road to Dr Geoffrey William Griffin Road in honour of the founder of the Starehe Boys Centre.
Griffin, who founded the Starehe Boys Centre in 1959 with the help of the late Geoffrey Gatama Geturo and Joseph Kamiru Gikubu, died in June 2005 after battling colon cancer for about one year.
On Saturday during the 59th Founders’ Day Celebration at Starehe Boys Centre, Sonko said the Ngara Ring Road will now be called Dr Geoffrey Griffin Road.
“I wish to let you know that the Nairobi City County Government has passed a motion in the County Assembly to rename Ngara Ring Road to Dr Geoffrey William Griffin Road. This will be done with immediate effect,” said Sonko.
In the ceremony attended by British High Commissioner Nic Hailey, Starehe Boys Centre Director Josphat Mwaura and several MPs among them Celeb Amisi ...