Eng. Silas Kinoti Urges Kenyans to Grow Trees in Response to Presidential Directive


With the directive issued by His Excellency President Dr. William Ruto, Eng. Silas Kinoti, the Director General of the Kenya Urban Roads Authority, has called upon all Kenyans to prioritize tree planting as a means of honoring flood victims and combating climate change.

President Ruto’s declaration of Friday, May 10th, as a Public Holiday served as a poignant reminder of the importance of environmental conservation and community resilience in the face of natural disasters. In echoing the President’s sentiments, Eng. Silas Kinoti emphasized the critical role of tree planting in mitigating the adverse effects of climate change and safeguarding future generations.

“Climate change has undoubtedly played a role in the frequency and severity of natural disasters like the floods we’ve experienced,” remarked Eng. Kinoti. “But in the face of adversity, there is hope.”

Eng. Kinoti highlighted the profound impact of growing trees, emphasizing their symbolic significance as agents of resilience, growth, and hope. “Trees symbolize resilience, growth, and hope,” he noted. “They are a testament to our collective strength and determination to build a better, more sustainable world, even in the face of adversity.”

Eng. Kinoti underscored the invaluable role of trees in combating climate change by absorbing carbon dioxide, stabilizing soil, and regulating water cycles. He urged Kenyans to seize the opportunity presented by National Tree-planting Day to unite in the common goal of creating a greener and more resilient future.

“On this National Tree-planting Day, let us join hands in rebuilding a greener future,” Eng. Kinoti urged. “By participating in this initiative, you will not only contribute to healing our environment but also play a crucial role in fortifying our defenses against future floods.”

In conclusion, Eng. Silas Kinoti’s clarion call to grow trees resonates deeply with the national ethos of environmental stewardship and community solidarity. Through collective action and determination, Kenyans have the power to turn the tide on climate change and plant the seeds of a greener, more resilient future, one tree at a time.

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