New Kericho government to repossess all grabbed land

Building established on grabbed land in Kericho to be demolished

In Summary

•Governor Eric Mutai said before taking action on the grabbed land, his government will move in and pull down all structures established on the same land.

Outgoing Kericho governor hands over instruments of power to newly elected County boss Erick Mutai at Kericho green stadium on Thursday, August 5.
CORRESPONDENT Outgoing Kericho governor hands over instruments of power to newly elected County boss Erick Mutai at Kericho green stadium on Thursday, August 5.
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The newly elected county government of Kericho is set to repossess all grabbed land in the county.

Governor Eric Mutai said before taking action on the grabbed land, his government will move in and pull down all structures established on the same land.

He also gave a stern warning to anyone seeking to be employed as a county executive committee member(CEC)  or chief officer(CO) with a hidden agenda of doing business with the government to get prepared to face the full force of the law.

Mutai made the remarks after his inauguration as Kericho's second governor in a ceremony held at Kericho green stadium.

The ceremony was presided over by justice Rosaline Korir assisted by Kericho chief magistrate Evans Makori.

With his deputy governor Engineer Fredrick Kirui the duo vowed to weed out corruption in the county government.

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