Turkana chiefs in talks ahead of Uhuru meet
The leaders regretted the suspension of the firm’s operations, which Mr Munyes said was costing Tullow Sh20 million a day. Turkana leaders are meeting to prepare a report for President Kenyatta before Tullow Oil company resumes operations on November 8. Governor Josphat Nanok, deputy Governor Peter Lokoel, Senator John Munyes, Senate Speaker Ekwee Ethuro, MPs Nicholas Ngikor (Turkana East) and James Lomenen (Turkana South) held the first meeting on Saturday at a Lodwar hotel.
The company suspended its operations on October 26, claiming that its property had been looted and damaged during the protests. In a meeting with President Kenyatta and Tullow management, Mr Lomenen claimed, the firm’s managers admitted short-changing the local community by subcontracting Rolls Company to provide transport.... Read the full, comprehensive news article and discuss at The Daily NationSimilar Stories