heavy rainfall that continue to pound most parts of Trans Nzoia
reduced trading activities within Kitale town and its environs, with
open air markets being the worst affected.
termed as poor stock turnover occasioned by the rains that has poured
day and night for the last four days in the region.
streets and alleyways in Kitale town.
situation that has adversely affected traders dealing in perishable
goods,” reported Mrs. Tabitha Nafula, a grocery business lady.
foodstuffs alongside other basic items from retail shops and supermarkets in the town.
she described as poor drainage system in order to save the traders
from incurring further losses.
management and are worried of losing stock to floods if county
government fails to improve the town’s drainage system,” remarked
The traders appealed to area Governor Mr. Patrick Khaemba to intervene
and ensure speedy completion of the ongoing construction of a modern
market in the busy town.
walking or sheltering under trees when raining.
lightening, thus the need for our people to be careful,” observed
school learners were properly dressed in warm attires.
“We don’t expect boda boda riders to capitalize on the situation to make quick kills, for instance by overcharging fares and carrying more than one customer,” warned Ojwang’ who instructed the police department to ensure full compliance to traffic rules by all motorists.