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Traders in Nakuru Wakulima Market cry foul

03 May 2012, 16:58 Bernard Gitau

Traders and customers in Wakulima Market in Nakuru have raised a red flag over the impending danger of cholera and water borne diseases outbreak if the situation of drainage and disposal of garbage is not rectified in the market especially during this rainy season.

According to Esther Otieno who has traded in the market for over a decade, she said the drainage system became faulty 5 years ago and their constant cries to the municipal council have been futile.

Apart from poor drainage, the remnants of their products are distributed everywhere rotting increasing the risk of water borne disease outbreak if the council does not act swiftly they claim the officers in office of Director of social services has been intimidated if they raise the alarm.

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The market which is tarmacked remains in a deplorable situation due to constant entrance of load lorries and which is against to the procedure in the market as the lorries are supposed to load outside the market.

Stephen Odera moaned their effort as market traders to elect their own as a councilor on the bid to fight for their plight but has disappeared from the area hence their suffering increasing daily.

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The Chairman of Kenya National Alliance of Hawkers and Informal Traders Simon Ole Nasieku has criticized the municipal council and the area MP for neglecting over 4,000 traders operating in the market and who pays Kshs 360 every month to receive the services from the council.


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