International companies scramble for the multi million business in Eastleigh
The ever growing trade in Eastleigh is attracting international companies as everyone wants to get share of the multi million business in this Somali controlled estate.
Led by their head of asset Finance Kennedy Nyakomitta, Diamond Trust Bank met the business community today in a bid to penetrate this market.
Nyakomitta asked the community to work with DTB citing that the bank is majorly owned by a Muslim thus cares for the needs of the inhabitants of Eastleigh.
He also argued that the diaspora department of the bank would make it easy to do business across the world.
“We have Branches in Minnesota as the Somali community also lives in that area. Working with us will make your business activities much easier,” said Mr. Nyakomitta.
Area Member of County Assembly Mohamed Kadar requested the bank to give back to the society and carry out cleaning exercise within the estate.
“What will the Bank do for us? What we need is a cleaning up exercise within the streets of this beutiful estate of ours,” said the local area representative.
He added “My Office and the bussiness community will also take part in collecting the garbage within our roads.”
Eastleigh boost of over 70 malls each having about 300 shops. It is one of the fastest growing estates within Nairobi.
It provides 30 per cent of the total revenue of Nairobi City County annually.
Despite grappling with insecurity and garbage, Eastleigh is among the top revenue earners for the Kenyan government.
Yusuf Hassan is the area Member of Parliament, he won his fourth term in office last month.