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BREAKING NEWSAmend laws to tame human -Wildlife conflict -Gachagua tells Mps

Amend laws to tame human -Wildlife conflict -Gachagua tells Mps

Deputy president Rigathi Gachagua has urged the members of parliament to ammend the laws governing human wildlife conflict.

Speaking in Laikipia county on Sunday during a church service,Gachgahua said that the existing laws are punitive as they favour animals over humans.

He said that the human life priority must be guarded urging that the Kenya wildlife Service rarely act whenever they are notified of strange animals attacking the society.

He further talked about the compensation of the people harmed by animals noting that the money paid is very minimal and take decades for compensation to take place

“I would urge the members of parliament who are here to check on the existing laws ,they are punitive and always favour animals over humans,”Gachagua said.

He urged the Kws to prioritise the fencing of all National Parks and sanctuaries as one of the measures to minimise human-wildlife conflict.

He expressed government effort in promoting a safe environment for Kenyans to work and live .

“The Kenya Kwanza government is ready to serve Kenyans and fulfil the campaign manifestos ‘he said .

Gachagua further called on security officers to enhance operations in Laikipia County to ensure that everyone in the region is secure.

He said that the government will not tolerate laxity in ensuring the safety of the people

He said that they will not allow few individuals to mess with the security across the Country.

“The government is very keen on promoting security in Laikipia county, tonight,I will have a meeting with the security team and we must find the solution for the matter,”he said.

The Deputy President said they will intensify efforts to ensure peace prevailed in the county as earlier promised.

“As we promised the residents of Laikipia before elections, we must sort out the insecurity in Laikipia once and for all,” assured the DP.

He was accompanied by Laikipia Governor Joshua Irungu, Principal Secretary Defence Patrick Mariru, Laikipia Senator John Kinyua, Laikipia County MP Jane Kagiri, Laikipia West MP Wachira Karani.

Others included Ndaragwa MP George Gachagua, Subukia MP Samuel Gachobe Naivasha MP Jayne Kihara, Kiambu County MP Anne Wamuratha, Nyandarua County MP Faith Gitau, Molo MP Kuria Kimani and Emurua Dikirr MP Johana Ng’eno among others .


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