Governor Ngilu condemns demolition of Musangi’s kiosks in Kanyonyoo

Governor Ngilu with Mutito residents during the mining covenant

Kitui county Governor Charity Ngilu on Wednesday visited angry Kanyonyoo market traders of Kitui Rural sub-county along Mwingi – Garissa road whose  kiosks and property were  vandalized over the weekend by the Kenya National Highways Authority.

Governor Ngilu addressing traders at Kanyonyoo market, Kitui Rural

Governor Ngilu said cases of demolition of Musangi’s Kiosks was a characteristic of the former regime, which cared less for the welfare of the small scale traders,terming it  barbaric and an insult to the people.A trait she will not allow.

“This is an outdated act  that is unacceptable. KENHA should have given the traders a notice  to vacate and clear their property rather than waking up to find their Kiosks demolished.” She said.

A trader in Kanyonyoo, Kitui Rural after KENHA demolished kiosks on road reserve.

However,  the governor urged those whose properties were destroyed to record their belongings to the chairman of Kanyonyoo market so that she can offer them a land do continue doing their businesses.

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