Nakuru County Governor, H.E. Susan Kihika, this morning held a meeting with leaders of traders from Nakuru City’s Nasher Market to address the allocation of 296 slots to displaced traders. During the meeting, Governor Kihika emphasized the importance of fairness in slot allocation and urged the team, led by Vice Chairman Mr. Stephen Rono, to give priority to genuine traders, women, and youths. Nasher Market Chairman, Anthony Maina, was absent with apologies.
Governor Kihika announced plans to enhance the open-air market by equipping it with solar power and adequate water facilities to better serve the traders. This infrastructure improvement is intended to create a conducive trading environment.
Mr. Rono and his team commended Governor Kihika’s open-door policy, highlighting her commitment to engaging with various groups in Nakuru County. They pledged to collaborate with the County Government to promote trade and business in the region.
The meeting was attended by Deputy Governor H.E. David Kones, Trade CEC Stephen Kuria, Chief of Staff Peter Ketienya, and Trade Chief Officer Samuel Ndegwa, underscoring the government’s commitment to working closely with traders and the business community.