NLC conclude public hearing on land injustices in Nandi

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NLC Commissioner Samuel Tororei addressing the press

The National Land Commission (NLC) hearings on historical land injustices in Nandi have been concluded. The commission led by Dr Samuel Tororei along with other commissioners, Rose Musyoka and Emma Njogu, heard the petitions in a hearing session conducted at the AIC Kapsabet Bible college.

The petitions presented comprised of the Kimondi forest squatters case, Timur Nandi community case, Nandi royal Titan squatters, Nyando valley association and several complaints against Savani Tea estates amongst others.

The County government of Nandi through its legal officers presented a petition against the Multi-National Tea farms on behalf of Nandi residents who according to them, are the beneficiaries of the historical land injustices.

While speaking to West Media, NLC commissioner Dr. Samuel Tororei said the commission is entitled to pursue cases concerning land historical injustices, with an exception when it comes to land boundaries. He said the Senate has been entitled to look into the matters concerning land boundaries.

Nandi Governor Stephen Sang lauded the efforts made by the commission saying his government will remain committed to the mandate given to them by the people of Nandi.

He said his government will not relent in offering support financially and technical assistance until justice prevails.