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DP Ruto assures Turkana residents on oil - 6 months ago, 10 Aug 09:51

By: Dpps

Deputy President William Ruto has assured members of the Turkana community that the Government was committed to addressing challenges hindering exploration of oil in the area.
 
Mr Ruto said Turkana County would also benefit from 20 percent of the oil exploration proceeds while the Turkana community will be given five percent in the allocation of the national government share.
 
“I want to assure you that we are addressing issues pertaining to oil. 20 percent of the proceeds will come to Turkana County, five percent will benefit Turkana community and the rest will be used to improve roads,” said Mr Ruto.
 
Speaking in Kakuma grounds  after launching the construction of Lodwar-Lokitang Junction and Lokitang Junction-Kalobeiyei River roads, Mr Ruto said security has been improved to ensure peaceful exploration of oil in the area.
 
 “Don’t worry with the issue of oil. The Government is working with leaders to solve ...
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