Farmers in Mpeketoni support Lamu wind power project

Kenwind Holdings Director Susan Nandwa with farmers in Mpeketoni, Lamu County on April 26, 2016. Farmers have pledged to support the Sh 90MW wind power project in Baharini. PHOTO | KALUME KAZUNGU | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • The farmers welcomed the setting up of the project in their area saying the move will enable their children get employment.
  • They expressed optimism that the project will also open up the region as an investment hub.
  • Kenwind Holdings Company Director Susan Nandwa promised to finalise the preparation of the names and list of beneficiaries within three weeks.
  • The Lamu county government led by Deputy Governor Eric Mugo has been opposing the project.

Farmers in Mpeketoni, Lamu County have pledged their support for the Sh21 billion wind power plant to be set up in Baharini.

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