26th June 2020

NCIC moves to resolve Kwale, Taita Taveta boundary dispute

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Kwale Governor Salim Mvurya, has urged residents in Kwale and Taita Taveta counties to maintain peace in solving the boundary conflicts between the two counties.

Addressing the press after a meeting with Commissioners from the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC), Governor Mvurya said its only through peaceful coexistence that service delivery to ‘mwananchi’ and development agenda will not be hampered.

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The Governor also asked political leaders to support efforts by all the government institutions involved in resolving the boundary issues, including the NCIC.

NCIC Commissioner Dorcas Kedogo, indicated NCIC already held talks with Taita Taveta county leadership on the boundary issue, and is planning to collect views from community elders before compiling its report.

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Kedogo noted that NCIC will work with the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) and the National Land Commission to resolve the Mackinnon boundary issue.

The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) Commissioners who met Mvurya are Commissioners Dorcas Luvalitsa Kedogo and Peris Wambui Nyutu, and Assistant Director, Civic Education and Advocacy Kilian Machila Nyambu.

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Kwale Deputy Governor Fatma Achani.
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