Nairobi City County Government ,trade department has assured residents that the allocation and re-allocation of new market spaces will be fair and transparent.
In a statement to newsrooms on Monday, City markets Director Fredrick Ndunyu says 99% of the four markets are done and soon they will commence the allocation exercise .
The four markets include Westlands Market, Kangundo Road Market, Qware Road Market and Mwariro market.
“Most of these markets are modern meaning we have factored in everything including both retail and wholesale requirements…For instance, the new look Mwariro market will have a generator, underground water tank, a borehole, fire extinguishers, eateries, modern stalls, CCTV for security, parking space and several toilets for the traders.’’ Ndunyu said.
Last year, Sonko also ordered the construction of a modern market in Dandora estate.The market, according to Sonko, is to be built on a repossessed piece of public land that had been grabbed by a private developer in Dandora Phase 1.