Thange oil spill victims continue to suffer, as MP calls for prosecutions
SEE ALSO :Amaco got plum KPC deal without biddingHe said the company had failed to honour a promise to compensate victims while providing them with water and food. Government agencies Mr Maanzo said officials of relevant Government agencies must be held responsible for the spillage that affected locals. Senator Mutula Kilonzo Jr accused the National Environment and Management Authority (Nema) of failing to provide a report on cleaning River Thange. “Nema has been failing in its mandate. It has not explained the progress made in cleaning up the river, if any,” he said.
SEE ALSO :Queries as Sh48b pipe spills dieselGovernor Kivutha Kibwana called on the national government to address the matter. And Kimeu Muindi, a farmer, said: “We have been short-changed. We need fresh medical tests after we were exposed to toxic chemicals found in the contaminated wells along River Thange.”
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