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Matungulu housing urges members to develop land on verge of being grabbed

Mr Maembe added said that National Land Commission chairman Mohammed Swazuri visited the land in September 2015 and confirmed that the land belongs to the society whereby he urged the members in the next two weeks to be at the piece land so that they share amongst themselves.

By Oscar NdundaThursday, 18 May 2017 19:04 EAT

Koma Housing Co-operative Society chairman Bernard Maembe. (Photos: Oscar Ndunda/Kenya Free Press).

Members of Koma Housing Co-operative Society have been urged to develop their land situated along the old KBC studios amidst controversy over the land. Speaking during an AGM meeting, the society's chairperson Bernard Maembe urged the members to meet at the piece of land to develop it within the next two weeks.

Mr Maembe added said that National Land Commission chairman Mohammed Swazuri visited the land in September 2015 and confirmed that the land belongs to the society whereby he urged the members in the next two weeks to be at the piece land so that they share amongst themselves. The society which has over 400 members, has seen disputes over the land, with some cartels who wanted to grab the land from 2013.


Matungulu West MCA Magdalene Ndawa.

Matungulu West MCA Magdalene Ndawa, who was present at the AGM, called on the members to move with speed to occupy and develop the land because it belongs to them as it was left by their grandparents.

The writer is the news editor of the Kenya Free Press





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