INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PEACE
In the spirit of sowing the seed of peace and reconciliation, Governors and other leaders from the Lake Region Economic Bloc (LREB), today converged in Nandi county to celebrate this year's International Day of Peace.
The day witnessed the signing of several peace agreements among the counties of Kericho, Nandi, Kakamega and Vihiga counties with all the stakeholders committing themselves to promote a peaceful coexistence among all the communities in the region.
Kericho Governor,H.E.Prof.Paul Chepkwony and Kisumu Deputy Governor,Dr.Mathews Owili,signed a peace pact which will see a cessation to the frequent tribal conflicts along the borders of Kisumu and Kericho.
The event witnessed by the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) chairman,Rev.Dr.Samuel Kobia, also saw Governors,H.E.Stephen Sang(Nandi),H.E.Wycliffe Oparanya (Kakamega) and H.E.Wilber Otichilo(Vihiga),sign peace agreements to end the border conflicts along their common borders.