The ministry of environment and natural resources officials led by ag County Executive Member hon Patrick Koki Musau on Tuesday gate crashed a meeting convene by Kitui West Deputy county commissioner.
The meeting had been organized clandestinely by the DCC without our knowledge and we weren’t invited, Kitui Chief Officer in charge of Environment Mr Climent Munyithya told Our Reporter
We learnt of it and stormed. Secondly, The appropriate law is the Mining act 2016 which mandates the county governments to manage sand, pozzolana etc.
We are saying the sino hydro company must adhere to the environmental laws, they must follow due process of clearance with the county and pay the requisite levies as per the Finance act, Munyithya added.