Debate on the status of logging ban now splits senators

A man fells a tree inside Mt Kenya Forest on January 16, 2018. A call for the Senate to make an inquiry into the status of the current ban on logging has split senators right in the middle. PHOTO | FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • She said cost of construction has been rising, with timber and poles becoming scarce and more expensive.
  • The ban was initially expected to last for six months but it was extended for another year.
  • Mr Wetang’ula vowed to oppose the inquiry and berated Ms Kihika for using the Senate to demand for the end to the logging ban.

A call for the Senate to make an inquiry into the status of the current ban on logging has split senators right in the middle.

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