The Homa Bay government has installed 745 solar streetlights over the past five years to improve security and extend business hours. Energy executive Odero Matata said these include 450 solar market lights and 295 streetlights.
Odero said the lights have transformed the society by improving security and reducing crime in major towns and rural centres.
Homa Bay Business Community Association chairman Festus Onduso urged the county government to ensure more market lights are installed in major markets in the CBD, saying the main market lacks even a single light.
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