Kiserian market traders in Kajiado County are the beneficiaries of a new three storey modern facility with a capacity of 1200 market stalls, expected to be a major boost for traders.
Addressing Kiserian residents during the opening of the new market, Kajiado County Governor, Joseph Ole Lenku, said that the development is expected to revitalize the county’s economy. It was constructed at an approximate cost of Sh90million.
“Kiserian market that will host 1200 market traders will play a critical role in boosting the economy of this area. The County Government has been to open up the roads in Kiserian through installation of cabro and now Kiserian has developed into a modern town,” he said.
Kajiado West Deputy County Commissioner, Moranga Morekwa, voiced his commitment to working with the County Government in the successful implementation of development projects.
“As the Deputy County Commissioner of this area, I am committed to working with Governor Lenku on development projects in this Sub-County. I would also like to remind residents to maintain peace and order as we head towards the General Elections,” he said.
County Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Trade, Alvin Kimani, lauded the market committee members and traders for the collaboration with the County Government through the construction process and balloting phases.
“I would like to appreciate the Kajiado County Government for this establishment that also allows for future expansion,” he said, further lauding the traders for maintaining peace and assured them that they will get stalls.
Market Chairman, John Mungai, commended the County Government for the initiative, citing positive impact in improving the welfare of traders through provision of a better trading environment.
By Amy Moyi