Shock as NLC denies illegal issuance of allotment letters in Leleshwa,Gilgil

The National Land Commission (NLC) has moved to resolve one of the longest land disputes in Gilgil surrounding Leleshwa land after locals raised concerns of illegal allocation of land. In a letter seen by this writer dated 22th February 2019 the commission said it did not authorize the allocation through allotment letters in question. The Allotment letters with official signature are said to have been issued on 17th August 1997 which happens to be on a Sunday. In addition in a letter dated 1st April 2019, the Directorate National Land…

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Gilgil Mau Mau War veterans raise alarm over alleged grabbed land

Gilgil Mau Mau War Veterans have raised an alarm over what they term is a move by a section of tycoons in collaboration with a section of politicians to grab public land in Leleshwa area of Gilgil Sub County. Addressing media, the women whom majority had their late husbands participate in the Mau Mau war said they are a worried lot after the land they were apportioned by government way back in 1960s being grabbed by tycoon. Led by Esther Wanjiku, the women said they have no financial muscles to…

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