Despite the fact that the new government under the leadership of Dr William Ruto has tried hard to implement their first manifesto of subsidizing the cost of fertilizers to boost food production, Nakuru residents have reacted negatively by claiming that the farming season is over and fertilizers is not their first priority at the moment.
Others have argued that the government intervention came late as they had already purchased fertilizers at a high price of ksh 6,500. This comes just a day after approximately 1.4 million bags of cheap fertilizers that will retail at ksh 3,500 were flagged off by the Deputy president honourable Rigathi Gachagua in his harambee office.
Nakuru county is among the leading producers of Irish potatoes, fruits and flowers in Naivasha and also maize in some areas. Their planting season ranges from November to April and currently their have their crops in the farm.
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