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Ledama Warns against Mau Border Interference.

Senator Ledama Olekina of Narok has expressed opposition to the relocation of two Mau Forest tracts to Bomet County.

On Wednesday, Ledama stated that the land belonged to Narok County and that there would be ramifications if the county borders were violated.

"It is our abode and jurisdiction..."

"I challenge you to hand over control to Bomet Ndio Mjue pp

Hamjui," he stated.

His words come in the wake of allegations that the Bomet County Government is attempting to shift two of the forest parcels.

Governor Hillary Barchok is apparently attempting to have the Kenya Forest Service (KFS) move the units for what he refers to as "easier control."

Although the Nyangores and Nairotia blocks border Bomet, they are administered as part of the Narok habitat.

"The administration of the two forest zones should sit under the Bomet ecology because it is unusual to have an asset in one county controlled by another," Barchok added.

Senator Ledama also appealed to Maasai elders and conservationists to conserve the Mau Forest from "people fantasizing about it."

"I urge all Maasai elders and conservationists in Kenya to speak out about the Mau Forest crisis... "We cannot permit anyone to alter Narok County's borders," he stated.

Ledama also pushed Governor Ole Ntutu to speak out concerning the transfer, claiming that it was not a political faction affair.

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