CS meet­ing over min­ing per­mit just PR – two lead­ers

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties -

The Kwale res­i­dents’ meet­ing with Min­ing CS Dan Kazungu over Base Ti­ta­nium ‘s ex­plo­ration li­cence was a pub­lic re­la­tions scheme by Ju­bilee, two ODM lead­ers have said. Res­i­dents com­plain the firm is min­ing min­er­als in new ar­eas with­out their con­sent or that of the Kwale gov­ern­ment. Nom­i­nated MP Zuleikha Juma and Kwale speaker Sammy Ruwa said the meet­ing left more ques­tions than an­swers. They said the CS first met Gov­er­nor Salim Mvurya alone be­fore at­tend­ing the meet­ing. Mvurya se­lected those who would ask se­lected ques­tions about the min­ing, and dis­senters were not al­lowed to ask ques­tions, they said.

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