By Brian Malasi.
On Wednesday, May 12, 2021 -Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu met with a team from the National Environmental Management Authority, NEMA.
Informed by a letter addressed to the county Government of Kitui concerning the ballast crusher located in Kwa Kilui in Kitui Rural, Governor Ngilu sought to address maters compliance for the county sanctioned crusher while at the same time reviewing major environmental issues facing Kitui county.
Amongst other pertinent issues discussed include the current ban on charcoal burning and a means through which proper control and measures can be instituted on the sand harvesting business within Kitui boundaries.
The team was Led by Mr. Stephen Njoka, the eastern region director of Environment, compliance and enforcement officer, Ms. Anne Macharia and NEMA inspection Officer, Mr. Sheria Koiyet.
Also present were Trade, Investments and Cooperatives CeCM, Ms. Esther Kilonzi, Trade Investments and Cooperatives Chief Officer, Dr. Richard Muthoka and Mr Odanyiro Wamukoya from the office of the Governor.