Lamu fishermen to receive Sh1.7b compensation next month

Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Head of Corporate Affairs Bernard Osero with Lamu County Commissioner Irungu Macharia during the meeting to compile a list of more than 4000 Fishermen set to benefit from the Sh1.76 billion compensation awarded by the court, in a bid to control adverse effects on fishing brought by the construction of the Lamu Port.

Photo credit: Kevin Odit I Nation Media Group.

As a final list of fishermen affected Lamu Port South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (Lapsset) Corridor project is being validated for Sh1.76 billion compensation, 1,500 new claimants have emerged demanding to be included among the beneficiaries.


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