Nairobians to pay for services online

By Regina Manyara

Nairobians will now be able to access and pay for Nairobi county councils’ services online.

This comes in the wake of the launch of  http://www.nairobi.go.ke web portal aimed at boosting service delivery as well as accountability.

Speaking during the launch deputy governor Johnathan Mueke revealed that the council had already collected 2 million shillings through the new e payment system.

The  launch comes at a time where the government is focused on adoption of ICT  in all its sectors.

The system will assist the county government curb fraud  and minimize revenue  leaks in the corrupt ridden city hall.

Early this week jambo pay partnered with the county to unveil a new fast e –payment system that would enable clients pay and get single business permits and land rates instantly upon application.

Deputy governor Jonathan Mueke emphasized the need for ICT integration in business  and governance.

Nairobi county aims at having all its services on a digital platform by Mid July this year in line with its transformational road map to be completed by December 2015.

More so the World Bank through the ICT authority has allocated 16.8 million dollars towards improving Nairobi City County’s integrated ICT system with emphasis on leveraging technology to drive provision of essential  services and creating an a convenient business environment