By CHRISTINE WANJALA.
H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta visited Nzoia Sugar Company on Tuesday 3rd August 2022 accompanied by CS Agriculture Hon. Peter Munya, CS Defence Eugene Wamalwa, County Governor Wycliffe Wangamati and other leaders from the region at the Company amid factory rehabilitation.
The President emphasized that his administration has been working to empower sugarcane farmers but some leaders charged with that responsibility sabotaged the Government’s efforts by crippling the operations of the sugar factory.
The Managing Director Dr. Chrispine O. Ogutu assured the President that the Company was set to conclude its maintenance and the factory will start crushing by Sunday 7th August 2022.
Agriculture CS Hon. Peter Munya was directed by the President to release the funds to enable the factory resume normal sugar production by Friday 5th August 2022.