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Land owners now gives ultimatum over delayed by-pass compensation

By Standard Reporter | Published Mon, July 30th 2018 at 09:49, Updated July 30th 2018 at 10:03 GMT +3
Protester holding a banner. [Photo/Courtesy]

Residents of Kapseret constituency whose land has been taken for road construction have issued a 21-day ultimatum to the State to release Sh6.1 billion compensation. Hundreds of affected families staged a demonstration on Friday.

They said they had not been paid one year after compulsory acquisition of their land for the 35km Eldoret Southern by-pass, from Cheploskei-Maili Tisa.

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