Maize farmers demand compensation as Treasury releases Ksh1 billion

A section of Kenya’s maize farmers have demanded that the government pay them their dues after National Treasury released Ksh1 billion of the Ksh4.2 billion the government owes for maize delivered to the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB).

Farmers on Friday, the farmers stormed the  North Rift depot of the NCPB demanding payment of the whole amount.Kipkorir Menjo, director of the Kenya Farmers Association, slammed the state for failing o meet its obligation.