MILK PLANT FIRST SITE MEETING TAKES PLACE

Senior government officers led by the deputy governor who is also
the CECM for Agriculture, Irrgation, Cooperatives, Livestock, Veterinary
services & Fisheries H.E. Prof. Philip Museve Kutima today held the
first site meeting in preparation for the commencement of construction
works of Kakamega Dairy Plant at Tumbeni, Malava sub county.

The team was taken through the architectural layout by project architect Wycliffe Onsogo, comprising
of the main factory, the manager’s unit, three (oxidation) ponds for
purification purposes and a parking space, among others.

The deputy governor said a proper Environmental Impact Assessment
report is at the completion stage to asses any impact the project might
have on the community but exuded confidence that the take off will be
smooth for the benefit of the community at large.

“We will also
have the roads leading to this factory expanded and well managed to
improve the transport system to the plant,” he said.

CECM for
Trade, Tourism and Industrialization Mr. Kassim Were called on the
contractor to ensure the factory is completed within the agreed time of
48-78 weeks. The official launch was presided over by H.E. FCPA Governor
Wycliffe Ambetsa Oparanya on 17th October 2019.

Other technical
teams present were from the department of Public Works led by the Chief
Officer Mr. Patrick Likavo, Livestock department led by Dr. Kelly
Nelima, the Head of Industrialization Mr. George Mbagaya as well as a
team from the project contractor.