Maasai leaders want NLC to investigate lost ancestral land
Thursday August 6 2015
Former Narok North MP William ole Ntimama. He wants all leases on land considered to belong to the Maasai to be revised with a view of giving the land back to the community. FILE PHOTO | JOAN PERERUAN | NATION MEDIA GROUP
They have also demanded an apology from the British Government for injustices the community suffered during the colonial period.
Mr Kasaine ole Esho said colonialists and post-independence administrations took advantage of Maasais’ nomadic lifestyle to alienate their land.
Former Cabinet minister William ole Ntimama said all the leases on land considered to belong to the Maasai to be revised with a view of giving the land back to the community.
They further want the new land policy implemented to tackle the issue.