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Kacheliba MP Mark Lomunokol spearheads successful mission to recover livestock stolen along Turkana-Pokot border 

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Kacheliba MP Mark Lomunokol over the weekend led an operation together with security officers, Pokot and Turkana elders that led to the recovery of livestock stolen along the Turkana-Pokot border.

Speaking during the handing over of the cows which had been stolen from the Pokot side and goats which had been stolen from the Turkana side,Lomunokol lauded the Jubilee administration for the prompt response following the successive raids which led to stealing of livestock among the two communities.

Lomunokol praised the efforts by the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinett and his the security team,for helping in the search and successful recovery of the animals.

Part of the stolen goats successfully recovered

The legislator who was joined by his counterparts James Lomenen(Turkana South), Philip Rotino(Sigor) and later West Pokot Senator John Lonyangapuo urged the two communities to co-exist peacefully.

“For the past one year, people along the Turkana-Pokot border have been living peacefully and we don’t want cases of insecurity to re-emerge,” he said.

He pointed out that following efforts by the Jubilee government peace had returned to the once volatile region along Turkana-Pokot border and no one will be allowed to disrupt it.

He noted that the joint efforts by leaders from the two communities that led to the successful recovery of livestick was a great milestone which rekindled hopes of peace amongst the two pastoral communities.

The Jubilee lawmaker said as leaders from the region their determination is to ensure that the two communities co-exist peacefully.

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