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Matiang’I gives Kitui garment factory thumbs up - 3 months ago, 26 Apr 03:00

Paul Mutua

Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has expressed satisfaction with the service at the newly-established Kitui County Textile Centre (Kicotec), and the quality of materials its produces.

Dr Matiang’i said the ultra-modern garment production facility at Syongila in Kitui Central, would cushion unemployment and announced that the Government was ready to support the industry to grow.

Speaking when he toured the facility on Wednesday, the CS said he was impressed by Ngilu’s development initiative and especially Kicotec.

“I am sincerely impressed by this industry which is part of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Big Four agenda. Kicotec will ensure sustainable employment for the youths and support the growth of the local economy,” the CS said.

He was accompanied by area Governor Charity Ngilu, Health CS Sicily Kariuki and Eastern Regional Commissioner, Isaiah Nakoru.

He said his tour was informed by the President's announcement that the facility would be producing official uniforms for ...
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