State Moves to Stop Camel Movements in Kitui south


On Tuesday, 10th March 2020 at the Deputy County Commissioner’s Office, Mutomo, Kitui South Sub-County, the state announced that they will not allow camel manece in kitui south.

Kitui Governor HE Charity Ngilu has swift responded on Camels issues in Kitui south, specifically Mutha following the camel Movement permit that was allegedly to have been issued by veterinary officer which was shared on social media.

Kitui County Minister for Tourism, Sports and Culture as well the Ag County Minister for Environment and Natural Resources Hon Patrick Koki Musau accompanied by Deputy Director for Tourism Mr Hezron Mulatya on Tuesday held a meeting with the top National Government and leadership of Mutomo Sub-County (District) at the DCC’s office.

The County Government delegation were received by Mutomo Deputy County Commissioner Mr Ronald Enyakasi after they paid a courtesy call to his office to address the issue of Carmels transportation from Tana River County via South Kitui Game Reserve a situation which is likely to have Carmels coming back into the Game Reserve.

The issue of charcoal business is also an agenda which was discussed for a way forward to dismantle the charcoal business cartels within the entire Kitui South Sub-County.

Present in the meeting were the Mutomo Sub-County DCC Mr Ronald Enyakasi, Mutomo DCIO Mr Johnstone Cheruiyot, Mutomo Sub-County Police Commander Mr Martin Kangala, KWS Senior Warden South Kitui Game Reserve Mr Robert Njoroge.

From the office of the DCC, the combined team of officers will proceed to Mutha Market for more deep fact findings on the circumstances the Carmels passed there from Tana River County enroute to Makueni County.

More as we get it, Stay tuned for more updates as we are pursuing the issue on the ground currently.