Nairobi Woman Representative Esther Passaris has been appointed to the South Africa-based Africa Forum for Urban Safety, one of the United Nation's (UN) habitat branches.

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As the forum executive member, the vocal leader's roles include advocating for the forum's objectives and providing guidance in Eastern Africa and beyond.

This is as the forum seeks to realize its mission which is to secure African urban centers by proposing and implementing safety measures across the continent.

Its also among its roles to introduce and implement crime prevention policies, in a bid to make the continent safer.

Passaris who is popular for her 'adopt a light' program which has been hailed as having lighted up citu slums, making them more safe, will sit in the Political Bureau of the forum.

The MP has since accepted the appointment, terming it "an honor and a great opportunity to contribute towards making African cities safe for women and girls," reprors the Standard.

She is currently in Durban, South Africa, for the purpose.

Locally, she has made a name for herself as one of the most vocal politicians, and has at times landed in controversy, the latest isntsnce being her recent clash with her Governor Mike Sonko.

She hails from the opposition's Orange Democratic Movement (ODM).