Calm returns to Ol-Pusimoru, Narok after 3 days skirmishes

Calm has returned to Ol-Pusimoru and Olenguruone on the border of Narok and Nakuru counties following inter-community clashes experienced in the area for the last three days.

The latest development coming barely a day after government through Rift Valley Regional coordinator Mwongo Chimwanga imposed a dusk to dawn curfew.

A spot check at Ol-Pusimoru centre on Wednesday, locals have returned on their normal businesses with most shops opened.Opinion leaders from the area led by Wilson Ole Masikonde addressing media in the area commended the government for stepping in to ensure calm is returned in the area.

The leaders also commending the communities that were at war for cooperating with security teams who were deployed in the area to ensure peace.

Ole Masikonde calling on the government to also re-visit the 2015 agreement when skirmishes erupted in the area.

According to the long serving political leader in the area, they will hold barazas from all the communities to find a lasting solution.

“We are now experiencing calmness and peace in the area. People are now going back to their businesses and we must commend the government and security team. As leaders we will find a lasting solution in this area so that communities can live at peace” said Ole Masikonde.

Similar sentiments echoed by Chairman Ol-Pusimoru Trading Centre Mr. Joseph Ole Keria who said the return of calmness means good for the area as far as economy is concerned.

He called on all business persons in Ol-Pusimoru to go on with their businesses without any fear as leaders were ready to engage the communities to ensure peaceful co-existence.

“You can see people are now moving free because there is peace which has come about through collaboration with security team deployed in the area. We pray that this may continue so that we can be free do to businesses” said the chairman.


PHOTO/Pristone Mambili:Opinion leaders led by Wilson Ole Masikonde addressing media on Wednesday at Ol-Pusimoru centre in Narok County.

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