County Government of Lamu is set to commence the construction of a modern market in Kizingitini that will spur economic growth in the region.
Speaking while inspecting the proposed site on Thursday, Lamu Governor H.E Issa Timamy EGH, OGW announced that the market will host over 80 traders and will be used by fresh produce, cereals and fish traders.
“We are going to fast track the exercise and I urge those responsible for this project to move with speed so that we complete it as soon as possible and unlock the potential for this region” said the Governor.
The Governor who is in Kizingitini to inspect government projects, expressed optimism that the establishment of the market will provide a long lasting solution to the traders who have been operating under difficult conditions.
“This initiative will be advantageous to our people; my Administration remains committed to construct more markets and also fully operationalize and utilize the existing ones, so as to link our traders to market opportunities” he added.
The components of the market include;
- Work tops for traders
- Office Block Market office, Revenue Office
- ICT Hub room
- Waste Disposal area
7.Perimeter fence and gates
- Road access paving- approximately 100M
During the site visit, the Governor was accompanied by Trade CECM Hon. Aisha Miraj, County Secretary Amb. Ali Abbas, Chief of Staff Mr. Abdulnasir Issa, Chief Officer Md. Joyce Murimi among others.
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