Leaders ask KenGen to rekindle Turkwel dream

Turkwel hydropower

A woman grazes her goats and sheep on the banks of the Turkwel multipurpose gorge project on the border of West Pokot and Turkana. Leaders in West Pokot have now urged KenGen to fully reopen the power plant so that residents can benefit from its services.

Photo credit: File | Nation Media Group

When the government pumped Sh6 billion into the Turkwel hydropower and multipurpose project in West Pokot County, hopes were high.


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