His Excellency Governor Francis Kimemia today hosted investors for a breakfast to discuss how to boost investment in Nyandarua County.
The investors drawn from the manufacturing, trade, hospitality, horticulture, banking and other sectors were taken through the investment opportunities available in the county during the function held in Ol’Kalou town.
Some of the investment openings include animal feeds plant, Potato Processing Plant, Bamboo Commercialisation and Processing, Sugar beet processing, Establishment of a tannery, car dealing business and affordable housing among others.
Governor Kimemia said his administration was keen to support investment through provision of enabling infrastructure in all sectors in line with his manifesto and the County Integrated Development Plan (CIDP).
He said the county government was ready to support investment within various sectors through public-private arrangements as a way to tap the expertise, resources and goodwill of Nyandarua residents.
The governor said his government will remove any bottlenecks that may be a hindrance to the establishment of businesses in the county.
Among the companies at the forum were CMC, Simba Cop, John Deere, Isuzu Kenya, Tower Sacco, Sheffield, Kenbet, Grekkon limited, Family Bank, Equity Bank among others.
In one of the quick wins, Isuzu Kenya promised to establish a service centre in Ol’Kalou to serve its customers in Nyandarua.
Most of the investors expressed their interests in starting businesses in the county due to the favourable policies by the county government.