The business community in Kuresoi North constituency have urged the County government to repair roads in highly productive areas to spur economic growth.
Led by Joshua Ngetich, they observed that most farmers in the area have been affected by the impassable roads which worsened during rainy seasons when their farm produce even rotted before reaching the market.
According to Ngetich, the dilapidated road network has derailed economic progress given that most of the farm produce were perishable hence the post-harvest loss.
He added that good roads would be a motivation to farmers as they would reap maximum economic benefits when they sold the produce fresh and on time.
Nakuru County Government recently launched Boresha Barabara program with an intention of upgrading impassable roads in the County.
According to Kiptororo ward MCA, Kibet Kurgat, the programme has halted for a while for lack of funds but it would resume operations once funds were availed, urging the business community to be patient as their issue would soon be settled.
Source: Kenya News Agency