The Nairobi County Government has named a road after Cotu Secretary General, Francis Atwoli. It is not the first time that a living legend has had a road named after him. Even the former Accra Road was Renamed Kenneth Matiba road.
The road in Kileleshwa, near Kenya High School, was formerly called Dik Dik Road was via a legal process renamed Francis Atwoli Road.
Atwoli during the dedication of the road, said it was in honour of his service to Kenyan workers. He dedicated the road to we labourers of Kenya.
This comes about three months after Nairobi’s Accra road was renamed Kenneth Matiba in honour of the veteran politician, who had died three years earlier.
The Nairobi county assembly passed a motion to rename Accra Road after the former Ford Asili party leader, in his honour.
MCAs agreed that renaming the road would be a fitting tribute to a man who made many sacrifices for a better Kenya.