The Kenya Rural Roads Authority (KeRRA) has announced a mass auction of vehicles in various counties starting next week.
In a notice, the authority said the exercise will be conducted on Thursday, February 15, at various regional offices including those in Nairobi, Busia, Narok, Kilifi, Laikipia, Siaya, and Makueni Counties.
“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.
The cheapest vehicle at the auction is a Mitsubishi Pajero and is set to go for Sh25,000 while an Isuzu Double Cabin will be sold at Ksh50,850.
Other vehicles the firm is looking to sell include a Chevrolet Cruze Petrol (Ksh550,000), Chevrolet Aveo (Ksh500,000), Isuzu Double Cabin (Ksh350,000), Mitsubishi Pajero (Ksh400,000), and Toyota Double Cabin at (Ksh135,000).
KERRA is also looking to dispose of a Chevrolet Cruze at Ksh517,000, a Mitsubishi Pajero at Ksh420,000, a Ford Single Cabin at Ksh1 million, Ford Double Cabin at Ksh700,000 and Mitsubishi Double Cabin at Ksh150,000.
In addition, the firm will auction a Mitsubishi Double Cabin 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.
All interested bidders are required to obtain a bidding number from Trenad Auctioneers on the auction day.
They will also be required to pay a refundable deposit of Ksh30,000 to an account specified by the authority and present the slip before being issued with a receipt.
The deposit will form part of the payment for the successful bidders while unsuccessful bidders will be refunded upon presenting their original receipt.
KERRA clarified that successful bidders will be required to pay the full amount within 14 days from the date of the auction and must collect the purchased item within seven days after payment.
Failure to collect the purchased items within the stipulated period will attract 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.
Interested bidders have until February 13 to view the listed items.