FARMERS WANT CANE CREDITORS AUDITED

The Deputy President William Ruto has told sugarcane farmers in the western part of Kenya their debtors will be looked upon before 1/6/2019. Speaking at Kakamenga town during the launching of the new build establishment at Masinde Muliro University. Ruto assured sugarcane farmers the government is finalizing plans to pay them the sh2.6 billion arrears.

The Deputy President additional added in all 16 sugar factorizes,reffferingmainly to the mumias sugar company will be reinstated and sugar processing will continue as it used to.

Mr Ruto said “From our visits in all the 16 sugar factories,we have discovered that there is a plot to swindle the tax payers by individuals who made dubious deliveries to the public mills” we have also to support those in Kisumu in order to consolidate the views of farmers and other sector stake holders.

He for instance added that sugar cane farming being a major source of job supply in the western region,they will ensure all goes well in the cane industry and may be an added advantages to the residents of Kakamega mainly because ;poor roads will now be accessible and others constructed in remote areas to promote transportation .

To conclude The deputy added,despite of the government making a lot of promises to farmers,time has come for their promises to be fulfilled and this will give motive to farmers to continue growing cane thereby being a source of livelihood.

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TRACTORS TRANSPORTING CANE TO MUMIAS SUGAR COMPANY
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DISCUSSIONS  OF DEPUTY PRESIDENT AND KAKAMEGA GOVERNOR AFTER THE MEETING AT MASINDE MULIRO IN KAKAMEGA. 



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