By COUNTY DIARY.
The County Government of kitui has embarked on decongesting and streamlining the parking area in Major town – In a move to clean up the town and boost revenue collections.
Speaking to the Media in his office – The Minister of Finance and planning Mr. Ben Katungi said, the Government will continue to reorganise the town, reclaim the lost Parking areas in Town Centres in a Move to streamline, reorganise the town and give it a new face.
The Exercise was today led by the Director of the revenue collection Mr. Martin Mumo, Municipality Officers, Revenue Officers led by Stephen Kitheka, and the inspectorate department officers.
The activity started on Monday and it will spread to all major cites, Mr Mumo has said.
Speaking to the Media during the exercise, the Motorists, shop owners, Boda boda riders, taxi Operators, Mama bogas have welcomed the move saying the action has created space for them to do business in town.
Business people had encroached on the Section of the area reserved for Parking making it impossible for the revenue collectors to carry out their work, the exercise is set to boost revenue, Mr. Kwanda Observed.
The Notorious Busy Naivas area, Magunas, Mulei Supermarket has been cleared and rearranged with Street vendors agreeing to go back from the road for their own safety and their clients.
Meanwhile, the Minister of County Finance Mr ben Katungi expressed his optimism and lauded the Officers for carrying out the exercise in a diplomatic manner, saying no cases of harassment has been reported.
The exercise will continue in all major town to make sure the government reclaims parking area and organise the town, He added.