Indigenous Movement for Peace Advancement and Conflict Transformation

Leparua Community Celebrations...

he National Land Commission(NLC), Political Leaders, County Commissioner, County Leadership visited Leparua Community- In Isiolo County- to hear testimonies from communities from communities threatened with eviction- the several government institutions are claiming the land- KDF(Kenya Defence Forces) Livestock Marketing Division ( LMD, Ministry of livestock, veterinary) and Communities .....the communities have lived here before independence ..

Leparua Community overwhelmed by celebrating their success of their HLI case that has been won against the forces that has been always on their necks asking them to move out of the land. Hon Swanzuri the Chair of the NLC and Hon Clement Lenashuru commissioner of lands made everyone happy assuring the community that they should not be afraid as they are entitled to the land they are living in.

The community first case was in 1983 Where the Gazette Notice of the land to notify the public that the land belongs to the LMD in 1920 was nullified. IMPACT played an important role in guiding the community on the way to go claiming the land in the historical land injustice which is accepted by the new community land act 2016