Skip to main content
Sunday, January 22, 2017

MKU chair in new Sh1bn Nakuru plan

MOUNT Kenya University chairman Simon Gicharu plans to put up a Sh1 billion commercial block in Nakuru, leveraging on the rapid expansion of the town.

He has bought land for the proposed building, he said, but did not disclose the size.

“I am planning to invest Sh1 billion in building a modern business complex in this town because I want to create jobs for young people,” Gicharu said in Nakuru.

The preparatory works are almost complete, he said, with ground-breaking set for August.

Gicharu, however, said he is more forecast on the ongoing construction of MKU's Nakuru Town campus student hostels, set for completion by end of the year.

The Sh400 million, eight-storey block will house an estimated 3,000 students.



Thank you for participating in discussions on The Star, Kenya. Note that:
  • Unwarranted personal abuse and defamatory statements will be deleted.
  • Strong personal criticism is acceptable if justified by facts and arguments.
  • Deviation from points of discussion may lead to deletion of comments.
Poll of the day