Migori traders now sell hoarded subsidised maize flour

An attendant stocks the Sh90 maize flour at a supermarket. file photo | nmg
An attendant stocks the Sh90 maize flour at a supermarket. file photo | nmg 

Subsidised maize has returned to shops in Migori town, but this time in 24-kilogramme bags that some local wholesalers had deliberately denied residents access to.

The bags, which contain 12 pieces of the smaller 2-kilogramme packets, are being sold at Sh1,300 by the traders.

This is despite the commodity being mostly unavailable before even with a national government directive that the staple be obtainable by consumers.

“We normally repackage them at night and our bosses caution us against discussing this matter with anybody,” said a wholesale worker who asked not to be named for this story.

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Source – Business Daily

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