Governor Mvurya wants full public participation in all mining ventures in Kwale
SEE ALSO :Mvurya named Kepsha regional patronThe residents are opposed to the extension of a mining licence held by Australian mining firm, Base Titanium. Mvurya asked the villagers not to be worried by the land issue, saying his administration would do everything possible to protect their land rights. “No one should be coerced into surrendering their land for mining. Miners should consult landowners so that they can either accept or reject their offers," said Mvurya. He also asked the residents to ignore propaganda that they will be evicted from their homes by miners. The governor said his government is in solidarity with a majority of residents who have rejected the move by Base Titanium to carry out further mineral prospecting on their land.
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