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21 Jun
By: Evans Sirma 0 0

NANDI LANDS,WATER AND NATURAL RESOURCES COUNTY EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER DR.JOHN CHUMO WANTS CONSTRUCTION OF 50 BILLION DAM THE PROJECT RELOCATED TO LESSOS IN NANDI EAST (NANDI HILLS SUB-COUNTY)

A standoff between environmentalists and the Lake Victoria North Water Development Authority stalled the construction of 50 billion dam in Nandi South forest three years ago

Environmentalists argued that the project would lead to destruction of over 3000 hectares of indigenous forest and displacement of rare wildlife species

Nandi Lands,Water and Natural Resources County Executive Committee Member Dr.John Chumo,wants the project relocated to Lessos in Nandi East (Nandi hills Sub-County)

“Destruction of the forests to pave way for construction of the dam will have negative impact on climate change and displacement of wildlife ,” said Dr.Chumo

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