"The government needs to seriously address this issue as these communities depend entirely on livestock for livelihood," he added.
He said the countryâs Vision 2030 cannot be achieved if other Kenyans; pastoralist communities face economic crisis accrued as result of governmentâs failure to provide security to its citizens.
A week earlier, a 35-year-old man was hospitalized after he was shot and critically injured when armed suspected Pokot cattle rustlers attacked Ngâaratuko village in Baringo North district.
The victim, James Chesut was herding his animals before being ambushed by the bandits who shot him severally breaking his legs and waist.
Witnesses say the raiders struck the village at around 11am Saturday but did not manage to steal anything from the village.
The injured was rushed to Marigat district hospital by villagers and later referred to Nakuru Provincial General Hospital for advanced treatment.
A week after the incident, bandits attacked Kamwetio and Kapturo villages in the area and made away with 13 cows and 22 goats.