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Kisii set to open pilot protected and controlled market

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As one  way of  ensuring that Kisii residents  gets  steady supply of food commodities during this period of COVID 19,now the county Government of Kisii through the Ministry of trade  has  set measures to open Pilot protected and controlled Market at Daraja Mbili secondary school.

According to County executive member for Trade Skiiter Ocharo they have received Equipments which they are going to use at the Market.
Skitter who was speaking at Agriculture training institute on Wednesday  when she accompanied Governor James ongwae to receive the materials donated by Kisii Business community through chamber of commerce ,she said that they will ensure the market operates under the observiing social distance guidelines.

” we will make sure that there is 2 metres from one trade to another and 1 metre for those who are going to buy ,this will help us to maintain social distance,”she said She added  that there will be  Red cross people who will be at the entrance ,who will be taking  temperatures and contracts of any person who  enters the market for further communication if anything emerges.

She noted that the market will be opened at 8 am and be closed at 4 :30pm .”We have also received tanks which will help us have enough  water, each tank has three washing outlets , we have also disinfectants  which will be used to wash toilets since we are using a school

“Recently kisii residents have been worried on to get those commodities after  Daraja mbili market ,And Marigiti was closed .

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