Sugarcane farmers have brought Mumias town to a stand still as they demonstrate against the investors withdrawals. According to farmers, they have suffered for a long time and this has made them languish in abject poverty. Here is a video of the demonstration happening now in Mumias town. https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofmumias/permalink/4115362041859337/
Farmers are now demanding that the investor should be allowed to come back. In what they see as golden opportunity being thrown away, farmers are now telling the stakeholders that they will not stop until Mumias sugar is revived.
The Mumias sugar saga begun when the investor withdrew his bid of leasing the company in what was seen as political interferences. According to Devk group of companies statement through its companies chairperson Naredaya, Devk was to lease Mumias sugar for about 20 years. Here is his statement. https://www.facebook.com/groups/friendsofmumias/permalink/4115458441849697/
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