Today CS Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Irrigation Sicily K. Kariuki (Mrs), E.G.H accompanied by National Irrigation Authority C.E.O Mr. Gitonga Mugambi and other senior officials from the Authority toured Thiba Dam and Irrigation area in Mwea Irrigation Scheme.

The projects once complete is expected to put an additional 10,000 acres under Irrigation as well as provide sufficient water for double cropping in the entire scheme.
The CS was pleased with the good work done in the project since 2018 but was concerned with time lapse of the project. She ordered the contractors working with the National Irrigation Authority to develop strategies to cover up the lost time and ensure the project is delivered within the set timeliness.