Ensure enabling environment for businesses to thrive, Gor Semelang’o tells government

Former Youth Fund boss Gor Semelang’o has called on the government to ensure an enabling environment where businesses can thrive.

Addressing media in Nakuru on Thursday after a meeting with Nakuru leadership of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Semelango noted that the economy is poor and the government has to address the gaps.

He says this is the only way that the youths, women and people living with disability to get jobs through various programs.

“Government should create an enabling environment for business to thrive. Chamber looks forward to work with government to create employment for young people, women and persons with disability” said Semelang’o.

The flamboyant businessman who has been endorsed by the Nakuru leadership of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the position of National Vice Chair also wants the government to subcontract the registration of companies and business names to the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

He says he will also push for the government to make compulsory for the re-introduction of trade licenses and they be issued strictly by the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry chapters.

“We want to lobby the government so that the registration of companies and business names can be done by the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry. We also want it compulsory for the re-introduction of trade licenses and they be issued strictly by the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry chapters” said Semelang’o.

On the recent debate on the government over borrowing and entering into huge debts, the Former Youth Fund boss said the only way the government will come out of the crisis is by focusing on farming and also creation of export processing zone.

He said the over importing of goods from other countries has a negative impact on the country’s economy hence should be addressed through the creation of the export processing zone.

“A country that exports more than it imports makes a lot of money and the economy will grow. We should therefore think of farming and also creation of export processing zone” he said.

It will be recalled speaking in Machakos on Wednesday, the flamboyant businessman urged MPs and government to scrap the listing of Kenyans in CRB, adding that the economy is poor.

Mr.Semelang’o is seeking the position of Vice President of the Kenya National Chamber of commerce-a position previously held by Mr.Richard Ngatia who is now the president elect for Kenya National Chamber of Commerce.

Mr.Ngatia succeeds Kiprono Kittony, who has served two terms and a total of seven years.Ngatia was confirmed unopposed after receiving the backing of three chamber aspirants, including chamber deputy chairman James Muriu.

Before the announcement, Ngatia served as vice chairman for the chamber.

He is the former chair for the Nairobi chamber.

PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:Former Youth Fund boss Gor Semelang’o(centre)flanked by Nakuru leadership of the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry during a media address in Nakuru on May 16 2019.

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