DP Gachagua meets up with small scale traders.
The second in command, DP Gachagua meets up with small scale traders. This comes days after traders in Nyamakima and Kamukunji protested over China invasion and the high cost of living.
They aired that the chinese coming into the market has been a huge loss for them since their goods are retailing cheaply.
According to the deputy president, Listening to the people for inclusive and lasting decisions is key Kenya Kwanza guiding principles.
He stated he listened to the challenges they presented as impediments to their businesses.
The deputy president stated that together with the traders, they agreed on a three-week timeline to exhaustively consider the issues for comprehensive interventions.
Present at the meeting were top relevant Government officials, including Cabinet Secretaries Prof. Kindiki Kithure of the ministry of Interior and Dr. Dr Alfred Mutua of the ministry of Foreign affair and the National Assembly Majority Leader Kimani Ichungwah.
Additionally, present to listen to and act on the grievances were Principal Secretary Trade principal secretary Alfred K Ombudo of and his counterparts Abubakar Hassan Abubakar of Investment and JKorir of affairs.
Present From the corporate world was KRA Corporate Board Chairman Anthony Mwaura, Acting KRA Commissioner-General Rispah Simiyu, KEBS Managing director, Bernard Njiraini, Director of Immigration Alexander Muteshi, ACA Kenya Executive Director Dr Robi Mbugua and other heads of respective agencies.