Ngilu Tours Mineral rich Timboni on a Public Participation Mission

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Thursday, February 21, 2019
By Barrack Muli

Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu on Wednesday 21/2/2019 met residents of Timboni area in Kitui South Subcounty during a public participation over mining concerns in the iron-ore rich zone.

She said residents will reap benefits following the huge quantities of iron ore and transform the area’s economy from the mineral proceeds.

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The Governor vowed to protect people living in the mineral-rich area against exploitative brokers ahead of the mining activities.

“We are in a new era where people will fully benefit from minerals in their areas. Nobody will be allowed to cheaply buy land and ship away our minerals,” she said.

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Governor Ngilu later witnessed the formation of an interim committee that will oversee matters mining in the area.

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