Moisoy Farmers’ Cooperative Union on Sunday received consignment of machineries to be installed at the milling plant in Kabenes, Soy sub county.
Among the machinery parts received are for driers, industrial weighing bridge, silos and packaging machineries.
Governor Jackson Mandago EGH who joined the Cooperative to receive the consignment said “we will make sure this year’s havest will be milled here.”
“We expect by the end of the year, the milling plant will be fully completed,” he added as he ask the contractor to expedite the construction works and deliver on time.
On his part Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno who had flanked the Governor thanked the Moisoy Cooperative for heeding to their advice and accepting to form the giant union, pull recourses together and solve the perennial challenge of maize farmers.
“Farmers will now have a place to sell their produce for the purpose of value addition hence better prices,” Chemno said.
County Executive Member for Cooperative Esther Mutai on her part called upon farmers to continue coming together by joining cooperative societies and buy shares for them to own the milling plant.
The co-operative union chairperson Belfast Sang said “we are very happy indeed receiving this machineries We have made a good progress. We expect to begin milling early next year.”