Business back to normal in Wote Town

Business within Wote town in Makueni has resumed fully to its normal business operations after the declaration of President-elect Dr. William Ruto by IEBC.

Speaking to KNA today, Faith Mwende, a shop vendor lauded the residents for keeping calm and maintaining peace after elections.

“Today I am expecting to make more sales than the previous days as my customers have started streaming back after the announcement of the results,” said Mwende at her shop in Wote town on Thursday.

She urged residents in the area to resume their business while building the nation.

Catherine Muoki, a hawker in town said her business depends on the transport industry at Makueni Bus Park where there was a low movement of persons after elections.

“I operate my business here at the Bus Park by selling water, biscuits and sweets to passengers, I am happy people have resumed, especially today I will earn more as the schools are reopening,” said Muoki.

On his part, Mark Maingi a boda boda rider said he has been experiencing challenges in repaying his loan for the past one week of election because most of the residents stayed at home awaiting results and after declaration of the President elect.

“Today I have noticed that many people have resumed their normal business compared to the last few days. I have transported several persons who are seeking services at Huduma Center, Hospital, supermarket and school going children,” said Maingi.

He said he expects to make a good fortune in order to repay his loan and pay school fees for his two children who are expected to resume their studies today.

“My two children are still at home, I hope to make enough money for transport and school fees balance,” added Maingi.



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