In July last year, President William Ruto announced that the national government had allocated Sh3 billion for the construction of new markets in Kiambu County. 

Governor Kimani Wamatangi has officially announced that traders in Wangige are set to benefit from a Multi-million three storey modern market project to be constructed in Kabete Sub County.

The three storey modern market is set to accommodate approximately 700 traders and will will be completed in 13 months in order to create a conducive working environment for traders in Wangige town.

Governor Wamatangi assured traders that his administration will give resources to provide a temporary location, where traders can operate, while awaiting the completion of the new market.

We are asking the governor to He also assured the current traders that none of them will lose their trading spaces when the construction is done, and that the allocation of spaces in the new Wangige modern market will be transparent.

"President Ruto’s flagship program aims to construct five modern markets in various sub-counties within Kiambu County; two in Ruiru market, Kangangi market in Kiambu town and the Githunguri market" -  Wamatangi said.