Nandi governor Stephen Sang has welcomed the move by the National Lands Commission (NLC) to resettle over two hundred Chemelil squatters on a 1440 acre piece of land in the region.
Speaking after joining the squatters to celebrate the move, Sang said that over two hundred squatters from Tindiret constituency will be resettled as soon as possible lauding the move.
He revealed that the National land commission had asked the county government of Nandi to utilize the 1440 acre piece of land at Chemelil in settling the squatters to have a home thus as county administration are very grateful to the commission for the wise decision.
“The resettlement scheme is part of the process of addressing the historical land injustices in Nandi.” He affirmed.
The county boss urged the Ministry of lands to consider working on the process of title deeds and land allocations to the squatters so as to be able to have where they will call home.
The squatters to benefit from the move are the Ngerek, Koibem, Talai Nandi, Kipkomet squatters, Kiptegat and Serengonik among many other squatters from across Tindiret constituency.