The Trans Mara Sugar Company, the Narok County Government and the Kenya Rural Roads Authority have signed a Memorandum of Understanding on the repair of roads in the Trans Mara Sugar Belt.
Transmara Sugar Company managing director Mukesh Malde, Narok county executive for Roads Nelson Keshei and Kerra Narok regional manager Moses Cheruiyot signed the MoU at Enoosaen town yesterday.
Malde said his company will buy equipment worth Sh100 million to supplement the government's efforts in the repair of 10 roads. The roads are used by the company and farmers to transport sugarcane. So far, 50km of the road has been repaired.
Keshei thanked the sugar firm for repairing the roads in Trans Mara. "The Narok County Government has set aside Sh1.2 billion for the repair of roads," he said.
Cheruiyot said Kerra will consider giving the sugar company contracts to repair other roads after it completes the ones earmarked.
Trans Mara West deputy county commissioner Abdihakim Jubat said the initiative is a government-private sector partnership.