Mumias Sugar factory. President Uhuru Kenyatta ordered Agriculture CS to prepare a roadmap after meeting 16 Western Kenya MPs. PHOTO | FILE
By SIMON CIURI and VICTOR JUMA
- Mumias Sugar is set to get Sh500 million two months after Mr Kenyatta met a group of Western Kenya politicians in behind-the-scenes negotiations.
- Lugari MP Ayub Savula said the leaders took the extra-ordinary step to prevent the collapse of a company that is the centre-piece of Western Kenya’s economy.
- Mr Kenyatta was, however, clear that any relief from the government must come with a clear turnaround strategy to safeguard public funds.READ MORE