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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Kisumu traders urged to open businesses

Businesses in Kisumu continue to be closed as elections enter day two.Kisumu business communities have urged residents to go back to their normal duties and businesses as they await the outcome of results.
Businesses in Kisumu continue to be closed as elections enter day two.Kisumu business communities have urged residents to go back to their normal duties and businesses as they await the outcome of results.

Kisumu business community bosses have urged residents to go back to their normal duties as they wait for the final election results to be announced. Since August 8, shops, banks, and hotels in town have remained closed. Small-scale traders and hawkers are nowhere to be seen.

County Business Commission chairman Israel Agina said they want people to continue with their daily businesses. He asked matatu operators plying the town to go back to work to facilitate movement of people. Agina also called on the security officers to maintain law and order without interfering with the free movement of people. His colleague Vinod Patel said: “We want to urge people to go back to work. If it continues like this, more losses will be incurred,” he said.

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