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CS Kuria Urges Farmers To Sell Their Maize Within The Next 72 Hours. Find Out Why.

Trade Cabinet Secretary Moses Kuria yesterday said the government's decision to import maize was meant to resolve hoarding by players who create shortages for selfish gains. Mr Kuria urged farmers to sell their maize adding that it was an 'encouraging sign'. That after the government announced importation plans, sellers started bringing their produce to the market.

"I only said these things recently and have not signed anything but you have already started bringing out the maize. On Tuesday, I have a meeting with the Cabinet. If the Cabinet says we open doors (for the maize),we will,"the CS said.


" So, you have about 72 hours to bring out the maize,. said Mr Kuria. And what I want you to know is that we do not wish to do what we are doing. It's because we don't want any Kenyan to die of hunger,"he added.


Responding to politicians who say maize-growing are suffer when imports flood the market, Mr Kuria said he was ready to sit with growers' leaders alongside flour millers.

" Then millers will say 'we have no maize' while the likes of Caleb (Kositany) will say there is maize here: And I will tell the millers,lake the maize", said Mr Kuria .

The minister was speaking in Trans Nzoia County yesterday during the burial of journalist Evelyn Ogutu, who died on November after giving birth.

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