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Raila, Oburu, Nyong'o not spared by ruthless sand harvesters of Kisumu & Tea Farmers, Cry to Uhuru

From wanton destruction of the environment, disturbing the dead through harvesting sand near graves, to eating up parcels of land along the lake’s shores, the harvesters are wreaking havoc in Usoma area around the Kisumu International Airport.

Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga has made a last minute passionate appeal to senators to pass the Tea Bill in a bid to save farmers from cartels hindering the growth of the sector.

The approval made on Monday is expected to signal better fortunes for tea farmers across the country as the bill tightens the regulation screws in the industry.

The formation of the Tea Board of Kenya is seen as a sanitization process to rid off the sector off brokers and cartels who have continued to deny farmers their true yields from tea production.As per the Gikuyu tradition, elders visit the home of an ailing mate to wish him quick recovery, where thathii is concocted and the elders break bread at the home of their peer, to signify well wishes.

Other leaders present include Siaya Senator James Orengo, Siaya Governor Cornel Rasanga and Oburu Odinga.

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