CS Moses Kuria moves to Kick Out China Square Store from market

China Square Store has been making headlines after news of its opening went viral

Trade and Investment cabinet secretary Moses Kuria has elicited mixed reactions among Kenyans after making a move that seeks to kick the viral China Square Store out of market.

China Square is a giant store located next to Kenyatta University. The facilityhas been described as hub of various products and businesses, selling everything from clothes, cosmetics to electronics.

The shopping center has making headlines after the news of its opening went viral.

Kenyans expressed mixed feeling about the establishment of the store. A number of social media users lauded the move, saying that it will bring about healthy competition in the market. A section however lamented that the facility is threatening the dominance of Kamukunji, Eastleigh, and Dubois road in Nairobi CBD.


Kuria move to Kick Out China Square Store

Trace CS Moses Kuria has appeared to be of the second opinion. In his recent tweet, the vocal politician, suggested that China should rather concentrate with manufacturing instead of competeing with local traders.

I have today given an offer to Prof. Wainaina, the VC of Kenyatta University to buy out the lease for China Square, Unicity mall and hand it over to Gikomba, Nyamakima, Muthurwa and Eastleigh traders association. We welcome Chinese investors to Kenya but as manufacturers not traders,” Moses Kuria tweeted.

Moses Kuria offer to KU VC seems to be a well crafted move to kick Chinese out the market. Buying the lease basically means giving a some of money to tenants and leaseholders to terminate the lease agreement.

Moses Kuria proposal has elicited mixed reactions among Kenyans, with some lauding the move and others questioning its feasibility.

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