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Does National Cohesion And Integration Commission(NCIC) Still Exist?

The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) established through parliamentary act in a move to help in solving the grievances of the marginalised and oppressed people in Kenya.

The commission came to public lime light when it was headed by former national speaker Hon Francis Olekaparo .

During the reign of Olekaparo as the commission chairman many communities who fealt oppressed saw their grievances being solved in employment sector after they were allocated slots .

The commission established an act through parliament that in every organisation they ensure employment of minorities which has since been adopted although not fully implemented.

After the tenure of Francis Olekaparo coming to an end few years ago the commission hasn't been vocal as it use to be .

The commission currently is headed by Samwel Kobia who initially worked as senior advisor peace Cohesion and conflic resolution apart from serving as commissioner in Judicial service commission.

The NCIC however is tasked wirh arrest and prosecution of people accused of fuelling hatespeech that might cause disharmony among kenyans.

Many politicians have always found themselves at the wrong side of the law after the commission accuse them of hatespeech.

As the commission continues carrying out its mandate ,the NCIC should shift it's antennas to Kesses constituency in Uasin-Gishu the constituency which is headed by Dr Swarup Mishra from asian community one of the minorities tribes in kenya.

The Kesses constituency is beginning to hit national headlines following the hate speech directed towards area MP Dr Swarup Mishra spearheaded by young youths sponsored by political aspirants eying Kesses seat.

Amon Mandago one of the teenage has been behind the frequent hatespeech in Kesses,through his social media the young lad has been posting inflammatory statements claiming Dr Swarup Mishra is a foreigner and he shouldn't led Kesses statements amounting to hate speeches and incitement contrary to NCIC mandate.

As much as freedom of expression in Kenya exist Mandago's post should be checked as Kesses is a cosmopolitan region

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