More than 7km of new roads are set to be reopened and also carpeting which will ease the transportation of the agricultural products to the ready market. Speaking to the press, member of county assembly representing Kapkugerwet ward Collins Byegon said the county officals in charge in the roads department have made great strides in opening up rural areas.
While launching of maintenance of Central-laibon road in the outskirts of Kericho town the area Mca said they are yet to do more than Seven Kilometre of grading of the new roads.
“A move will make it possible for farmers and other traders to move their traders to the ready markets,”
Byegon said they have allocated shillings 10 million to financed the roads department in his ward budget in the 2019/2020 financial year.
“Although we are facing financial challenges and I have put across structures to ensure funds are equitably distributed to the entire ward, this being the great agenda in the development sector”, Byegon said.
He said that with ease of access the county has established market places and therefore improving the agriculture sector especially the transportation of the tea leaves in the ward.
“Saptet-Quarry, Sumeiyon-Prison, Keongo-Kapchemitan roads are a few roads to constructed at this financial year”, Byegon added.
The ward representative said rather than the construction of roads in the ward he has rolled several projects including the building of the new ECDE centers and collection of carbage in the ward since it lies within the town.