Billionaire businessman Peter Kuguru is willing to find a better solution to the destructive locusts that have invaded nearly the whole Kenya yet government is unable to tame them.
Kuguru who hails from Mathira, Nyeri county promises to buy a kilogramme of the dried locusts for Sh50.
Kuguru is the founder of Kuguru Food Complex that produced Softa soda, cateress Milling sanitary pads and diapers International and real estate investments.
The food technologist and industrialist says he will make commercial use of the locusts.
“If such a person can go out to the field and collect 20 kilos of locust per day and sell to me. Even if I buy for Sh50 per kilo he makes a Sh1000”.
“I will use these locusts for commercially processing them into animal feed supplements. They bring vitamins, minerals and roughage” says Kuguru.