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Kisumu rolls its sleeves to 24-hour economy as it seeks a trade boom

By Kepher Otieno | Published Mon, December 4th 2017 at 00:00, Updated December 3rd 2017 at 21:28 GMT +3
Kisumu county governor Anyang' Nyong'o with Indian High Commissioner to Kenya H.E Suchitra Durai during her visit the at the Karsanji Makanji Rawal Auditorium in Kisumu on November 27,2017 (Photo: Denish Ochieng|Standard)

Kisumu Governor Anyang’ Nyong’o has assured the business community of his commitment to transforming the town into a 24-hour economy.

He said he had put in place a team that is currently working on acquiring more land for manufacturing industries.

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The county, Prof Nyong’o said, is also preparing to host a business investment forum in the course of next year to woo more multilateral investors, including those in the diaspora.

“My government is committed to turning Kisumu County into a premier 24-hour economic hub,’’ he said during a recent meeting with members of the Indian business community at the Karsanji Makanji Rawal Auditorium in Kisumu.

He added that he had appointed Victor Nyagaya as his investment adviser.