NCIC brokers truce between CS Yatani and Marsabit governor after clashes

National Treasury CS Ukur Yattani (right) and Marsabit Governor Mohamed Mohamud hold a joint press conference after a peace meeting at Serena Hotel Sweet Waters camp in Laikipia on September 12, 2020.

Photo credit: Joseph Kanyi | Nation Media Group

What you need to know:

  • The National Cohesion and Integration Commission is engaging the two and other top leaders from Marsabit in a peacekeeping meeting at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia County
  • Mr Mohamud is from the Borana community while the CS is from the Gabra community. The two communities have clashed over the years.
  • The governor, Mr Rasso, Mr Arbele, Senator Godana Hargura and MCAs faulted law enforcement agencies for failing to get to the bottom of the killings and arrest the culprits.

The NCIC is brokering a truce between National Treasury CS Ukur Yatani and Marsabit Governor Mohamed Mohamud Ali in a bid to end perennial tribal conflicts in the county.

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