The Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) has moved to auction vehicles at prices ranging from as low as Ksh25,000.
In a notice, KeRRA revealed that the auction will be conducted on Thursday, February 15, at various regional offices including those in; Nairobi, Busia, Narok, Kilifi, Laikipia, Siaya, and Makueni Counties.
As it stands, some of the vehicles are currently being kept at the Barabara Plaza at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA).
The government agency gave interested bidders until February 13 to view the listed items at the different locations and express their interest.
A file of cars parked at a yard in Mombasa, Kenya on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.
“Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) is in the process of disposing of unserviceable, obsolescent, obsolete, or surplus store items. The authority wishes to inform the general public of the intended sale of unserviceable and obsolete items on “as -is- where- is”,” read part of the notice.
Most of the vehicles the agency wants to dispose of are going to be auctioned at prices ranging between Ksh25,000 and Ksh1 million. The lowest bidding price has been set at Ksh25,000 which applies for a Mitsubishi Pajero and Ksh50,850 for an Isuzu Double Cabin.
KERRA is also looking to dispose off a Chevrolet Cruze Petrol (Ksh550,000), Chevrolet Aveo (Ksh500,000), Isuzu Double Cabin (Ksh350,000) and Mitsubishi Pajero (Ksh400,000).
Other vehicles set to be sold by the agency include; a Toyota Double Cabin at Ksh135,000, a Chevrolet Cruze at Ksh517,000, a Mitsubishi Pajero at Ksh420,000, a Ford Single Cabin at Ksh1 million, a Chevrolet Cruze at Ksh550,000, Ford Double Cabin at Ksh700,000 and Mitsubishi Double Cabin at Ksh150,000.
KeRRA is also looking to auction a Mitsubishi Double Cabin price set at Ksh200,000, Isuzu Double Cabin at ksh450,000, Ford Double Cabin at Ksh860,000, another Isuzu Double Cabin at Ksh450,000, and Mitsubishi Double Cabin at Ksh216,000.
How to Bid
All interested bidders are required to obtain a bidding number from Trenad Auctioneers on the auction day. Interested bidders will also need to pay a refundable deposit of Ksh30,000.
This deposit will form part of the payment for the successful bidders. Each bidder will also be required to pay the amount to an account specified by the authority and present the slip before being issued with a receipt.
Each successful bidder will be required to pay the full amount within 14 days from the date of the auction.
“The purchased item must be collected within seven days after making payment, failure to which the purchaser shall be liable to pay storage charges of Ksh1,000 per day. The successful bidders shall pay all costs, applicable duties, and taxes assorted with the transfer of the purchased motor vehicle,” read part of the notice.
Unsuccessful bidders will receive their deposits after presenting their original receipt.