Meru MCAs urge government to end Somalia miraa impasse

A miraa trader sorting out the produce from the farm.

Photo credit: File | Afp

What you need to know:

  • Attempts by traders to lobby Somali government to reopen trade as well calls for reopening of the Kenya-Somalia border have not borne fruits.
  • The Nyambene Miraa Traders Association (Nyamita) has also been pushing the government to allow crossborder trade with Somalia to allow transportation of miraa by road.

The Igembe Members of County Assembly Caucus has called for a sustainable solution to the miraa trade stalemate in Somalia terming the current arrangement unpredictable.

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