Turkana residents protest against Tullow Oil activities

Written By: Samuel Musita

A section of Turkana legislators are adamant that the on-going impasse over oil mining in the region will drag on unless all underlying issues are ironed out.

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Turkana South MP, James Lomenen, and his Turkana East counterpart, Mohammed Lokiru, insist that for the movement of oil to resume residents must be informed on how the oil will benefit the community.

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The leaders are also opposed to the signing of a proposed memorandum of understanding that will enable Tullow Oil resume activities in the region.

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Lomenen and his counterparts are accusing Tullow Oil of high-handedness in its response to the week’s long standoff.

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