Looks like the handshake is really working and this time around, it is igniting restoration of Kisumu as an East African hub that has been neglected by previous governments. Former prime minister, Raila Odinga is set to host four presidents from East Africa for the launch Kisumu port that, one of the biggest projects initiated in Western Kenya region.
On Thursday next week, it is expected Raila to host, President Uhuru Kenyatta, Tanzanian President, John Magufuli, his closest friend from Congo President Felix Tshisekedi and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni.
A quick spot check, around the Kisumu Port, the Kenya Ports Authority has forklift trucks, mobile cranes and tractor-trailers installed something that would be a clear pointer its all systems go and ready for the multi Billion port launch. The port is expected to create between 100 and 200 direct jobs to the residents of Kisumu and region as it serves; Port Victoria, Homa Bay, Mbita, Muhuru Bay pier, Luanda K’Otieno, Usenge beach, and Mfangango island.