BETTER MARKET OPERATIONS ANTICIPATED WITH THE ELECTION OF KAPSABET TOWN MARKET COMMITTEE

The County Government is committed to ensuring that traders and business people within Kapsabet Town do their businesses in a clean and an organized environment.

The leadership of Kapsabet Municipality together with the Market Master, William Yator organized an election of Kapsabet Town Market committee where Mr. Simion Korir was elected as the chairperson, together with 12 other committee members.

The deputy Municipal Manager, Shadrack Kirong who was overseeing the election of Town Market Committee, said that the Department of Administration through Kapsabet Municipality is working towards improving the business environment and giving a better look to Kapsabet town which was recently upgraded to a Municipality.

He added that among the projects to be implemented through the Kenya Urban Support Program (KUSP) is the extension of street lights, high mast flood light installation, digital signage, market stalls, Jua Kali shades, storm water drainage, extension of sewer lines and solid waste management through the acquisition of a self loading truck and receptacles in the town and especially in the market place.

This committee, will be reporting to County Market inspector, and will be traders’ representatives in stakeholders forums, advocating for their welfare, help in the management of the market, settling disputes and giving direction to the people using the market.

The traders present applauded the county government’s efforts in improving the urban areas and the business environment.