Photos: Ruto Lands in Narok South amid Looming Mau Forest Evictions

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Just a day after getting back from his North Rift region following a series of development tours, Deputy President William Ruto has taken his development projects to Emurua Dikirr constituency in Narok County.

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On Friday, Dr. William Ruto visited Ololmasani area in Narak South where he was received by the host Emurua Dikirr MP, Johana Ngeno and Narok governor, Samuel Ole Tunai.

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Ruto was in the region on a development tour to commission various projects including Emurua Dikirr Constituency Office, KMTC Transmara Campus, Emurua Dikirr .I, Murkan Rescue Centre, Lelagoin Sex Science Lab as well as  Ndamana Boy’s Administration Lab & Library Blocks.

The last time Ruto was in the region was during the MP Johanna Ngeno’s Royal wedding in 2018. Ruto was honored by the Kipsigis elders with a treasured Kipsigis leadership stick called Siarit/Siare.

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“Quality education enriches society through economic development; advances niche technology and information; catalyses diversity and inclusivity; promotes the wellbeing of the individual and community. It furthers an interconnected world and fosters sustainable development.

At the opening of school infrastructure at Lela Goin, Murkan, Simotwet and Ndamama secondary schools and a CDF office, Emurua Dikirr, Narok County.” Posted DP William Ruto in his Facebook account.

Ruto’s visit to the region came at a time when the debate on the second phase of Mau Forest evictions is making headlines.

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A section of the Rift Valley leaders led by Elgeyo Marakwet Senator Kipchumba Murkomen and former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto have already declared that they will not support forceful evictions and have urged the government to compensate all the affected families before moving them out.

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Despite this, Ruto has remained quiet over the matter probably not wanting to involve himself in a sensitive matter that made the former Prime Minister Raila Odinga lost his popularity in Rift Valley when he led the first phase of evictions.

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