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NGO Council, Elgeyo Marakwet Leaders Call for Peace in Kerio

Mar 22, 2022

The National Council of NGOs has come out to condemn the killing of two people in Aror, Elgeyo Marakwet County.
Led by the NGO chairman Stephen Cheboi, the Council has called out the relevant stakeholders to come out and restore peace in the region which has been experiencing been insecurity challenges for a long time.
“We call out the relevant stakeholders to continue preaching peace in the region and ensure sustainable peace is achieved in the Kerio Valley. It is very few Kenyans who do not adhere to the law leading to the loss of lives of others,” said Cheboi.
Cheboi asked the stakeholders to join hands with them to ensure that peace is restored and normalcy returns.
“We believe that we have a responsibility to champion for peace and through our recently launched #MwananchiPeace initiative we would love to see all Kenyans enjoy peace during this campaign period, “he added.
On Sunday evening, bandits who were armed attacked Koitalel village in Aror, Elgeyo Marakwet killing two people and leaving seven with serious injuries driving away with 600 cattle.
Those who were injured were rushed to Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret and Iten County Hospital where they are receiving treatment.
Leaders from the region led by the Elgeyo Marakwet Women Representative Jane Kiptoo have come out to condemn calling the government to respond quickly and save the situation at Kerio Valley.
“Kerio Valley has been left out in the hands of bandits who attack our people anytime they want. We want heavy security personnel to be deployed in the region to ensure that peace is restored,” said Kiptoo.

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