Enter new Nzoia Sugar MD Michael Wanjala Makokha


Enter new Nzoia Sugar MD Michael Wanjala Makokha

In Summary

  • The company was operating  under Michael Kulundu as the acting Managing Director who died in March after being attacked by unknown people.
  • Wanjala  urged the farmers and workers to be patient as their dues were being worked on. He said the  company had over ten thousand Hectors of land which was advantageous to them  compared  to other sugar mills.

Michael Wanjala Makokha has been elected as the new Nzoia Sugar Managing Director.

The company was under Michael Kulundu as the acting MD but he died in March this year after an attacked by unknown assailants.

Also Read: Nzoia Sugar boss Michael Kulundu dies 

The new MD is an accountant and is expected to revive the company which is undergoing a cash crisis.

Nzoia Sugar has not paid over 900 employees salaries for over four months including accrued millions of shillings farmer’s arrears.

Despite the government paying some of the farmers early this year the debt is yet to be fully paid off.

Wanjala has however urged the farmers and workers to be patient assuring them that their dues will be settled.

He boasted over the 10,000 hectares of land belonging to the company saying this is advantageous to them compared  to other sugar mills.

Report by Cheptai Namisi

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