The newly introduced agency system is meant to more workers, especially in the informal sector join the fund and also encourage voluntary contributors by taking services closer to them.
The second phase later in the year will see NSSF services offered through the banks agencies which number more than 10,000 countrywide.
The celebrations started with a thanksgiving mass presided over by the Bishop of West Lango, Rev. Ceaser Nina who urged Christians to continue working together to enhance the development of their diocese.
Nicolas Amone, a father of 14 children in Pungole Parish, says the project has encroached on his 250 hectors of land which includes two hectors of pine trees. Amone claims that he has been blocked from using the land without compensation.
Speaking before being arrested, the vendors' Chairperson Sam Omuga said that the park has a registered a SACCO that would have been given the tender to collect rent but instead the municipality bypassed them which is why they staged a demonstration as a call for the negotiations with municipal council to reconsider their decision