Facts about the Misikhu Brigadier Road launched by Governor Lusaka today:

-It was a promise made to the people of Bungoma by Governor Lusaka in 2013

-The Misikhu-Naitiri-Brigadier road is 40 kilometres long

-It connects Bungoma to Kakamega and by extension Uasin Gishu and Trans-Nzoia counties

-Within Bungoma, the stretch runs through two, agriculturally-rich sub-counties: Webuye East and Tongaren.

-The tarmacking of this road opens up the surrounding areas for many opportunities

-Governor Lusaka says the tarmacking of the road is part of the fulfillment of the grand plans my government has had for the people of Bungoma. He expects to tarmac more roads in the county, creating a more conducive environment for businesses

-The work on the road would involve tarmacking, construction of four bridges and culverts at all entry or access points

-The road would be ready after 24 months, and will be carried out in stages of five kilometres each

-Work will start at Nasyanda near Naitiri and the contractor will work from both ends of the road

-Since 2013, the Lusaka administration has tarmacked more than 28 kilometres roads in urban areas, 464 kilometres of murram roads in both urban and rural areas and graded 184 kilometres of rural roads

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