The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry – KNCCI National President Richard Ngatia today morning paid a courtesy call to Governor Wilber Khasilwa Ottichilo where they discussed various issues amongst them Chamber of Commerce affairs in Vihiga.
Dr. Ottichilo noted that his office enjoys a good working relationship with KNCCI Vihiga chapter led by Dr. Billy Nyonje and that they already have existing structures that incorporate their activities appropriately.
According to the Governor, plans are underway to have a regional conference that will bring together all chapters for purposes of streamlining functions of the organization.
On his side, Ngatia advocated for the creation of a County unit that will allow KNCCI operationalize its activities under the Department of Commerce, Tourism and Cooperatives.
He further added that they are in talks with the National Government to establish industrial parks across the country that will boost business activities thus improving both local and county economies.