Panic as Inferno Brings Marikiti MSMEs to a Sudden Halt
Micro, small and Medium Enterprises in the famous Marikiti market are counting losses after an inferno razed down property of unknown value on Saturday Night.
The fire which is feared to have began just a few minutes after eight at night, has caused a huge commotion along Digo road where vendors and market dwellers have parked.
Through his social media pages, Mombasa county governor Hassan Joho, has called on all MSMEs to remain calm as he ensures enough rescue operations is done.
Mvita Mp Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir present at the market held hands in helping the owners try to calm the situation down. The inferno comes only a few days after another major fire burned down Kongowea market.
Together with Hon. Abdulswamad Shariff Nassir we went to access the damage done by the fire outbreak last night at Marikiti. We met the affected traders and assured them of our support. @A_S_Nassir pic.twitter.com/69XEFprR7w
— Fawz Rashid (@RashidFawz) July 11, 2021
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Kenyans on social media have accused the authorities on failures to curb the ongoing fire witch hunt. It’s quite breaking with the nation trying to fight the new taxes, at the same time control the loss of their properties.
Joho shared images of fire rescuers trying to salvage a number of property affected by the inferno.
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